# altcoin / # bitcoin / # blockchain / # exchange / # events / # ICO / # trends / # finance / # Russian news

Dow soars 800 points as stocks extend massive rally on fresh hopes for less hawkish central banks

New York Stock Exchange
US stocks have rallied sharply since June.

ANGELA WEISS/Getty Images


  • The Dow soared 800 points, and the Nasdaq jumped 3% Tuesday as stocks capped their best two-day rally since 2020. 

  • A drop in US job openings and a smaller-than-expected rate hike from the Reserve Bank of Australia helped fuel the bullishness.

  • Twitter stock soared 23% on reports Elon Musk is moving ahead with plans to buy the social-media company.

US stocks closed sharply higher on Tuesday, extending early gains and capping the best two-day upward swing on Wall Street since 2020.

Traders increased bets on a dovish pivot from the Federal Reserve, fueled by a smaller-than-expected rate hike from the Reserve Bank of Australia.

Employment data added to optimism that the tightening cycle may come to a close sooner than previously thought. Job openings in August plunged by 1.1 million in a possible sign that a slowing labor market will ease inflationary pressure. 

Here's where US indexes stood shortly after the 4:30 p.m. ET close on Tuesday:

Here's what else is happening:

In commodities, bonds and crypto:

  • Oil prices climbed ahead of the next monthly meeting of OPEC+ on Wednesday, with West Texas Intermediate crude up 3.21% to $86.29 per barrel. Brent crude, the international benchmark, rose 2.88% to $91.41.  
  • Gold ticked up 1.55% to $1,725.82.
  • The 10-year Treasury yield fell 3.6 basis points to about 3.617%. 
  • Bitcoin gained 0.17% to $20,094.91
Read the original article on Business Insider