Dow Jumps Above 19,000, Extending Post-election Rally


Dow jumps above 19,000, extending post-election rally

NEW YORK, , (APP - UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 22nd Nov, 2016 ) - The Dow jumped above 19,000 in opening trade Tuesday for the first time as US stocks continued to rally after Republicans swept the November 8 presidential and congressional elections.

The Dow got as high as 19,007.81 shortly after the opening bell. All three major US stock indices closed at records Monday in anticipation of pro-growth policies under President-elect Donald Trump and congressional Republicans. Six minutes into trade, the Dow was at 18,992.23, up 0.2 percent.