There was little change in the main indicators on Wall Street at the open today, after a strong start to the month of March, as investors closely follow the bond market as well as progress in the next round of financial stimulus.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 0.10 points to 31535.37 points at the beginning of the trading session, while the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index rose 1.8 points, equivalent to 0.05%, to 3903.64 points.
The Nasdaq index increased 10.6 points, or 0.08%, to 13,599.45 points.
The benchmark index of European stocks rose with the stability of the bond market and the rebound of major companies linked to commodities from their losses, supported by the rise in oil and mineral prices.
The STOXX 600 closed 0.2% higher after seeing its best day in nearly four months on Monday.
Mining stocks were among the biggest gainers, with copper prices stabilizing near their 10-year highs.
The shares of oil companies recovered from their losses in today’s session after crude prices stabilized ahead of a meeting of the “OPEC +” group, as producers are expected to ease supply restrictions to feed growing demand amid a gradual economic recovery.
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