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NEW YORK (dpa-AFX) – Supported by largely positive corporate figures, the US stock markets began to recover on Thursday. In addition, statements by US President Joe Biden about vaccination progress in the United States and positive economic data supported. The US economy grew in the first quarter for the year extrapolated by 6.4 percent compared to the previous quarter. The situation on the US job market according to weekly data continues.
The Dow Jones Industrial (Dow Jones 30 Industrial) conquered the 34,000 point mark, which was broken at the beginning of the week, and closed with an increase of 0.71 percent at 34,060.36 points. The S&P 500, which rose to another record high in early trading, ultimately gained 0.68 percent to 4211.47 points. The tech-heavy NASDAQ 100 also peaked in early trading, ending 0.49 percent firmer at 13,970.21. / Edh / he