5/15, 10:00 PM (Source: TeleTrader)
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Wall Street ends higher after Trump's vaccine speech

Wall Street ended higher on Friday after United States President Donald Trump said he is launching Operation Warp Speed that has the aim of creating a coronavirus vaccine as quickly as possible. Meanwhile, there were also some good news for major US companies, as reports said Tesla is close to opening a new factory in Texas and Amazon is looking to restart operations in France from May 19.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0.25% at the end of the trading day, with The Walt Disney Co increasing 2.96%. The Nasdaq 100 finished 0.64% higher as Nvidia rose 5.76%. The S&P 500 ended 0.39% up as Royal Caribbean Cruises jumped 6.26%.

The euro was up 0.12% to $1.08176 against the dollar at 4:05 pm ET.

Breaking the News / VP