Dow futures jump 250 pts on coronavirus vaccine hopes

Tuesday, 26. May 2020 01:01

United States stock index futures jumped late on Monday with the Dow Jones futures surging over 250 points on optimism about the development of a vaccine against the coronavirus. Novavax said it started human trials of its vaccine candidate and noted it expects to publish first results in July.

The Dow Jones climbed 1.05% at 6:58 pm ET, the Nasdaq 100 futures rallied 1.17% and the S&P 500 futures rose 1.03% at the same time.

The euro was flat against the dollar, going for 1.08949 at 6:59 pm ET.

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