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US stocks soar ahead of Fed policy meeting
On Monday, US stocks surged because dives in Boeing and Facebook held profits in check and traders closely watched this week's Fed gathering for affirmation of the major financial institution’s commitment to patient monetary stance.
The S&P 500 stood nearly 3.4% below its all-time maximum recorded in September. Eventually, all three key American indexes found themselves in positive territory.
The Dow's nominal rally advance was hampered by Boeing Co that tumbled by 2% because the company faced soaring scrutiny as for safety of its 737 MAX planes after a fatal crash on March 10 in Ethiopia. The world's number one air plane maker extended the previous week's 10.3% slump becoming the heaviest weight on the blue-chip index.
The Fed’s two-day policy gathering burst out on Tuesday. Market participants expect the major US financial instituiton
Brexit assisted to curb investor optimism because the UK’s speaker of Parliament stressed that Prime Minister Theresa May's proposal wouldn’t be put to a vote unless it wasn’t radically revised.
As a matter of fact, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rallied by 0.12% hitting 25,880.66. As for the S&P 500, it surged by 0.29% reaching 2,830.65, while the Nasdaq Composite surged by 0.28% ending up with 7,709.98.
Of the 11 key sectors in the S&P 500, 6 found themselves in the black, with financials and energy reporting the most impressive percentage gains.
As for the communications services sector, it turned out to be the number one percentage loser, suppressed by Facebook.
Facebook's stocks headed south by 3.1%. As for the equities of Apple, they tacked on by 0.9%.
Goldman Sachs soared by 2.2%, while Citigroup jumped by 1.2%.
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The Bank of England will publish a monetary policy statement and update on the interest rate on Thursday, at 14:00 MT time.
The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) will hold a meeting and announce changes to the monetary policy on August 3, at 07:30 MT time (GMT+3).