Wall Street ends higher to stem coronavirus selloff; Dow Jones rises 1%

US stocks managed to post gains on Thursday after recent steep losses as policymakers around the world took further emergency actions to try to help financial markets cope with deep coronavirus-driven economic damage. Nasdaq outperformed other major indexes, ending 2.3% higher, fueled by gains in Amazon.

com, Microsoft and Facebook. The Federal Reserve opened swap lines with central banks in nine new countries to ensure the world's dollar-dependent financial system continued to function.   It was the latest in a.

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