Wall Street Opens Higher (Market Trading)
October 15, 2019•155 words
Wall Street stock markets were in the green at the start of the trading session on Tuesday following mostly positive reports on third quarter results from American banks. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Geng Shuang stated earlier today that Beijing and Washington have the same perspective regarding the partial trade agreement they reached late last week.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average index jumped 0.37% at the open. United Health Group Inc., which reported revenue growth of 7% earlier today, was 5.54% higher at 9:38 am ET and led the gains.
The Nasdaq 100 added 0.31% at 9:30 am ET with Nvidia as its best performer, surging 2.8% concurrently.
The S&P 500 climbed 0.34% in the first minute of trading as First Republic Bank increased the most, 5.11% at 9:39 am ET.
The euro was 0.25% lower to trade at $1.09983 at 9:29 am ET, while the pound rose by 0.26%, going for $1.26394 at the same time.