Dow Jones closes 550 points in green

Tuesday, 20. July 2021 22:00

Stock markets on Wall Street rebounded at the closing bell on Tuesday with the Delta coronavirus variant continuing its spread across the United States to account for more than 80% of all newly registered COVID-19 cases.

The day was also marked by the news that Jeff Bezos and his crew completed Blue Origin's first commercial flight to space successfully by returning to earth following around four minutes in space. Over the ocean, the European Union began a review of the Sanofi-GSK COVID-19 vaccine that is expected to be approved later this year.

The Dow Jones climbed 1.62% or 550 points at the close, with Boeing Co. soaring 4.91%. The Nasdaq 100 jumped 1.23% or 179 points, with Peloton Interactive surging 6.69%. The S&P 500 gained 1.52%, as HCA Healthcare Inc. advanced 14.37%. The euro lost 0.15% against the dollar to sell for 1.17819 at 4:01 pm ET.

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