Wall Street closed this Thursday in green after a session with constant ups and downs, and the Dow Jones Industrialsits main indicator, rose a 0.23%as investors analyze the words of the Reserva Federal (Fed) of USA on Wednesday.
At the close of operations, the Dow Jones added 75.14 pointsuntil 32 thousand 105.25 units and the selective S&P 500 added a 0.30% o 11.75 integersuntil three thousand 948.72 points.
For its part, the composite index of the Nasdaq market, in which the main technology companies are listed, added a 1.01% o 117.44 unitsuntil 11 thousand 787.40 integers.
Investors assess the latest move by the US Federal Reserve (Fed) to raise rates by a quarter of a point and discuss what the central bank’s next moves might be.
Fed Chairman Jerome Powell said on Wednesday that officials had considered waiving a rate hike after banking stress escalated last week, further hinting that Wednesday’s hike could be the last for now. depending on the extent of any setbacks in the loans.
Other monetary authorities followed the lead of the Fed on Thursday, as the central banks of the United Kingdom, Switzerland and Norway also raised their rates.
For her part, today the US Treasury Secretary, Janet Yellen, stressed that taxpayers will not assume the losses of banks that fail and affirmed that neither shareholders nor bondholders are protected by the Government.
The only two sectors that closed in green were communications and technology, with a rise in 1.83% and the 1.65%and the greatest decreases were for energy and public services, with decreases of 1.36% and the 1.01%respectively.
Among the 30 Dow Jones stocks, the biggest losses were for Travelers (-1.66%) y UnitedHealth (-1.18%). While the biggest gains went to Intel (3.2%) y Microsoft (1.97%).
In other markets, Texas oil closed at $69.96 a barrel, and at the end of the trading session the profitability of the 10-year US bond fell to 3.39%gold rose to $2,001 an ounceand the dollar gained ground against the euro, with a change of 1.0838.
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