Stock Market News (US Open) – World equities trade higher as investors await Jackson Hole key speeches

Posted on August 24, 2017 at 1:57 pm GMT

All major bourses traded higher during European trading hours with the three main US indices also advancing, in a light-volume market. The pan-European STOXX 600 rose 0.54%, while the blue chip STOXX 50 gained 0.61%. The Dow Jones Industrial Average advanced 0.16%, the S&P rose 0.18% and the Nasdaq Composite gained 0.27% after the market opened. Investors will be analyzing events at Jackson Hole, most notably keen to get updates from Mario Draghi and Janet Yellen, both due to speak [..]

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