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US markets close in green as Dow surges 480 pts

Markets on Wall Street closed in the green on Wednesday as the Dow Jones surged over 480 points ahead of the final impeachment vote of United States President Donald Trump. In business news, Amazon announced an investment worth $236 million in the Brazilian state of Sao Paolo. Ford's shares dropped 10% after its report of declined revenue, while Tesla plunged more than 19% amid Model 3 delay.

The Dow Jones jumped 1.68% at the close, as UnitedHealth Group led the gains with an increase of 5.30%. The Nasdaq 100 and the S&P 500 rose 0.36% and 1.13% respectively and reached a record close, with Biogen's shares jumping 17.50%.

The euro traded flat against the dollar, changing hands for 1.09984 at 4:02 pm ET.

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