The Dow Jones rose by 0.82% to 17050,75 point, high-tech NASDAQ – on 0,41%, to 4810,79 points, the index of wide market S&P 500 – on 0,88%, to 2013,43 item.
MOSCOW, 8 Oct. Us stock indices on Thursday rose after minutes from the September meeting of the Federal reserve system (FRS) the USA, according to data exchanges.
Industrial index Dow Jones has raised on 0,82% — to 17050,75 point, high-tech NASDAQ — on 0,41%, to 4810,79 points, the index of wide market S&P 500 — on 0,88%, to 2013,43 item.
According to the FOMC minutes, members of its open market Committee believe that for the first since 2006 the rate increase is necessary to maintain the level of inflation closer to 2%.Another reason for the failure to raise rates at the September meeting was the uncertainty about the state of the economy abroad.
“It’s reassuring that the fed recognized the Chinese factor, but they also said that the impact will be temporary,” said chief trader for the at RBC Global Asset Management Inc. Ryan Larson to the Agency MarketWatch.
Even before the opening exchanges it became known that the number of initial applications for unemployment benefits in the U.S. last week fell by 13 thousand compared with a revised figure the previous week to the lowest level since July 263 thousand. Analysts were expecting a decline by only 3 thousand compared with the previous week up to 274 thousand.