Wall street It has closed green (Dow Jones 0.69%; S&P 500 0.79%; Nasdaq 1.44%), advancing in its career to recover from the losses greater than 1% it suffered on Tuesday. US indices are still looking for some positive news to lean on to shake off the pessimism left by Brussels and the Federal Reserve (Fed). The Nasdaq continues, one more day, marking new all-time highs.
One of the fears that continues to pressure the market is the coronavirus. The US has already registered more than 2.9 million infections and deaths exceed 130,000, according to data from the Johns Hopkins University. "Concerns about a possible regrowth continue to shake confidence and efforts to reopen the country's economy," experts at the Leuthold Group suggest to CNBC.
In this sense, the latest on the race to get a vaccine comes from Novavax, the company that has just received $ 1.6 billion in funding from Washington to carry out its project. This sum is positioned as the largest amount awarded to a pharmaceutical company. The shares of the pharmaceutical company leave 2.45% at this time.
Within the business sphere, Levi Strauss should also be highlighted, who lost more than 7% after announcing that lost $ 322 million in the first semester due to the impact of the coronavirus crisis. After these red numbers, the textile company has announced that it will fire 700 workers.
OTHER MARKETS AND EUROPE
In other markets, the barrel west texas, a benchmark in the United States, is flat at $ 40.60. For its part, in the currency market, the euro appreciated 0.39% and changed to $ 1.1315 at this time. And in the debt market, the yield on the 10-year US bond stands at 0.66%
Across the Atlantic, the Ibex and the rest of Europe have also lost ground. In the case of the Spanish selective, it is the one that has registered the largest losses in the 'Old Continent', with a drop of 1.62% that has made it lose 7,400 points. Finally, in Asian stock markets, red has also reigned.
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