Dow, S&P rise over 3% on hopeful coronavirus signs and healthcare lift

Topics Wall Street | S&P | Coronavirus


US stock markets jumped on Wednesday on hopeful signs about the coronavirus outbreak in the United States was close to a peak, with health insurers getting an additional lift from Bernie Sanders' decision to suspend his presidential campaign.

Stocks opened higher after President Donald Trump said Americans might be getting to the top of the "curve" in relation to the outbreak. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said the state's efforts at social distancing were working in getting the virus under control in one of the biggest.....

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