The S&P 500 index exceeded 4,500 points for the first time.
The main indices on U.S. stock exchanges are growing against the background of statements by Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell that a reduction in measures to support the economy is possible this year, but taking into account all available indicators, including the impact of the delta variant of coronavirus. The auction data evidence this.
The first minutes after Powell’s statements, the U.S. industrial index Dow Jones rose by 0.7%. The S&P 500 index rose 0.8%. The Nasdaq electronic exchange index gained 0.9%.
As a result, these indexes showed the highest values in history. The S&P 500 index exceeded 4,500 points for the first time.