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The New York Stock Exchange was trading in dispersed order soon after it opened in the green on Monday, still monitoring the gradual recovery of the economy in the United States at the start of a week punctuated by a meeting of the American Central Bank (Fed ).
Around 1:50 p.m. GMT, its flagship index, the Dow Jones Industrial Average, took 0.94% to 27,366.96 points.
The Nasdaq, with a strong technological coloring, yielded 0.07% to 9,806.83 points, retreating a little after having started up slightly and reached a new record during the session (9,847.16 points).
The S&P 500, which represents the 500 largest companies on Wall Street, gained 0.39% to 3,206.53 points.
Wall Street had already ended Friday on a positive note a week of strong progress, strongly stimulated by the announcement of a surprise drop in the unemployment rate in May in the United States: the Dow Jones had recorded a weekly increase of 6.8 %, the Nasdaq by 3.4% and the S&P 500 by 4.9%.
Investors were still sensitive Monday to new signs of recovery, as in New York which enters this week in phase 1 of its reopening plan.
The latter authorizes construction companies and factories in the American economic capital to return to work. Retail businesses will also be allowed to reopen in a restricted form.
The companies with the most to gain from a return to normal were up strongly on Monday, like the airlines United Airlines (+ 8.32%), American Airlines (+ 8.07%) or Delta (+ 6.95%) and from the aircraft manufacturer Boeing (+ 11.31%).
Car rental company Hertz soared 44% despite the fact that it recently filed for bankruptcy.
On the bond market, the 10-year rate on the American debt fell slightly, to 0.8819% against 0.8951% on Friday at the close.
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The New York Stock Exchange was trading in dispersed order soon after it opened in the green on Monday.