3/19, 5:09 PM (Source: TeleTrader)
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Dow briefly goes above 20,000 pts again

Wall Street traded in the green on Thursday with the Dow briefly surpassing the 20,000 point mark, pulled mostly by Dow Inc.'s surge. The chemical commodity giant's CEO stated earlier this week that the business in China is rebounding and expressed confidence the same can happen in the US.

After jumping over 150 points, the benchmark index traded flat at 12:16 pm ET, at 19,000 points. Dow Inc. surged 12.82%. Goldman Sachs climbed over 6%.

The Nasdaq 100 increased 1.55% at 12:18 pm ET, as NXP Semiconductors, Tesla and Broadcom led the gains.

The S&P 500 added 0.11% one minute later, as DXC Technology surged 29%.

The euro sank 1.96% against the dollar at 12:20 pm ET, changing hands for $1.07016.

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