Dow Sees Biggest-Ever One-Day Point Gain

Surges more than 2K points
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 24, 2020 3:00 PM CDT
Dow Sees Biggest-Ever One-Day Point Gain
In this Saturday, March 21, 2020 file photo, a lone pedestrian wearing a protective mask walks past the New York Stock Exchange as coronavirus concerns empty a typically bustling downtown area in New York.   (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)

(Newser) – The Dow Jones industrial average ended the day up nearly 2,113 points, its biggest-ever one day point gain, per the AP. The 11% surge came as Congress moved closer to passing a coronavirus aid package. Per Marketwatch, the S&P 500 ended the day up nearly 210 points, or 9%, and the Nasdaq was up 557 points, or 8%. (Read more stock market stories.)

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