The New Paper

November 25, 2020

Dow breaks 30,000 for first time

The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed above 30,000 points for the first time yesterday. The record high follows a historically volatile year, with the index falling 37% between February and March amid the coronavirus outbreak before recovering in subsequent months. All three major US stock indices (the Dow, the S&P 500, and the NASDAQ) closed at or near all-time highs yesterday.

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