Wall Street hits record high after Trump signs fiscal aid bill


Wall Street’s main indexes hit record highs in early trading on Monday as President Donald Trump’s signing of a long-awaited $2.3 trillion pandemic aid bill bolstered bets on an economic recovery, helping financial and energy stocks.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 83.4 points, or 0.28 percent, at the open to 30,283.23. The S&P 500 rose 20.0 points, or 0.54 percent to 3,723.03, while the Nasdaq Composite rose 109.9 points, or 0.86 percent, to 12,914.641 at the opening bell.

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