Dow Surges 250 Points; US Manufacturing PMI Tops Expectations

Dow Surges 250 Points; US Manufacturing PMI Tops Expectations

Grand News Network / October 24, 2023 2:45 PM

U.S. stocks traded higher this morning, with the Dow Jones index gaining over 250 points on Tuesday.

Following the market opening Tuesday, the Dow traded up 0.80% to 33,200.75 while the NASDAQ rose 0.88% to 13,132.62. The S&P 500 also rose, gaining, 0.79% to 4,250.15.

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Utilities shares rose by 1.7% on Tuesday.

In trading on Tuesday, energy shares fell by 0.3%.


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The S&P Global manufacturing PMI for the US increased to 50 in October from 49.8 in the prior month and topping market expectations of 49.5. The S&P Global services PMI rose to 50.9 in October versus 50.1 a month ago.


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