October 31, 2020


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The S&P 500 is rising on mixed Wall Street

The S&P 500 is rising on mixed Wall Street

The New York stock exchanges closed on Tuesday with a mixed picture. The broad-based S&P 500 reached a new record level. Wall Street investors paid attention to the results of supermarket giant Walmart.

The Dow Jones Index fell 0.2 percent to 27,778.07 points. The S&P 500 rose 0.2 percent to 3,389.78 points. This compensated for the price losses in the share index due to the corona crisis. Technology exchange Nasdaq rose 0.7 percent to 11,210.84 points.

During the Corona period, Walmart benefited from hoarding Americans who also went online. Walmart warned that uncertainty over new corona support for US households could weigh on the current quarter. Failure to conduct these reviews can affect shopping behavior. Walmart was down 0.7 percent.

The euro was valued at $ 1.1934 versus $ 1.1926 at close of trading in Europe. A barrel of American oil was 0.8 percent less at $ 42.57. The price of Brent oil fell 0.6 percent to $ 45.08 a barrel.