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Markets - 2020-10-17
Pfizer vaccine hopes lift world stocks; dollar, gold on the defensive
Stocks

Pfizer vaccine hopes lift world stocks; dollar, gold on the defensive

  • The S&P 500 was up 20 points, or 0.6%, at 3,503.63, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average jumped 253 points, or 0.9%, to 28,744.49.
  • Shares of Pfizer added 3.1%. The US drugmaker said on Friday it could file for US authorization of the COVID-19 vaccine it is developing with German partner BioNTech as early as late November.
Published 17 Oct, 2020 12:10am