Wall Street extends gains amid earnings season

Wednesday, 21. July 2021 16:18

Major stock markets in the United States extended gains on Wednesday shortly after the opening bell with earnings results of major companies marking the week.

Johnson & Johnson, Verizon Communications Inc. and Coca-Cola Co. reported their financial results for the second quarter of the year prior to the start of today's session.

The Dow Jones soared 0.75% or 256 points at 10:18 am ET, while the Nasdaq 100 gained 0.16%. The S&P 500 climbed 0.55%. The euro stood flat against the dollar to trade for 1.17866.

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