Markets in the United States ended Tuesday's session with strong gains as investors digested an array of corporate earnings, including reports from major banks, and awaited United Airlines' results due after the bell.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0.89%. UnitedHealth and JPMorgan led the gains as their shares soared 8.22% and 3.03%, respectively, on better-than-expected earnings.
The Nasdaq 100 jumped 1.28% with Nvidia soaring 5.28%. The S&P 500 climbed 0.99%.
The euro added 0.06% against the dollar to sell for 1.10326 at 4:01 pm ET and the pound rallied 1.36% compared to the US currency to go for 1.27782 at 4:02 pm ET on hopes the United Kingdom and the European Union will reach a Brexit deal.