Dow jumps 100 pts amid China deal hopes

Thursday, 05. December 2019 12:13

Wall Street shares extended gains on Thursday as the United States and China reportedly get closer to finalizing the trade deal. If a "phase one" deal is not reached by December 15, the US will be implementing new tariffs on Chinese goods.

The Dow Jones Industrilal Average index was up by 111 points at 6:12 am ET, or 0.40%. The Nasdaq 100 traded 0.43% in the green, while S&P 500 increased by 0.32%.

The euro traded slightly higher versus the dollar, going for 1.10874 at 6:17 am ET.

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