From Port Phillip Publishing (Australia)-
Investors are happy. Stocks are up.
The key US stock benchmark hits a new all-time record high.
No messing around. Let’s get straight into the details of this raging bull market…
Overnight, the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed up 80.19 points, or 0.44%.
The S&P 500 index closed higher by 7.26 points, or 0.34%.
In Europe, the Euro Stoxx 50 index ended the day up 47.31 points, or 1.67%. Meanwhile, the FTSE 100 gained 1.4%, and Germany’s DAX added 2.12%.
In Asian markets, the Nikkei 225 index is up 415.54 points, or 2.65%. China’s CSI 300 index is up 0.28%.
In Australia, the S&P/ASX 200 index is higher by 48.59 points, or 0.91%.
On the commodities markets, West Texas Intermediate crude oil is trading for US$44.62 per barrel. Brent crude is US$46.25 per barrel.
Gold is trading for US$1,355 (AU$1,799) per ounce. Silver is trading for US$20.29 (AU$26.94) per ounce.
The Aussie dollar is worth 75.34 US cents.
Good times, good times