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Market Opens Quietly, Then a Surge

S&P, Nasdaq lag behind Dow after $2T relief deal reached
By Polly Davis Doig,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 25, 2020 8:42 AM CDT

(Newser) – A day after its biggest ever single-day gain and hours after a $2 trillion economic relief bill, MarketWatch reports that the Dow Jones opened relatively quietly, rising 241 points out of the gate, or about 1.2%. The Dow then picked up steam, picking up a total of about 685 points in its first 10 minutes. The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq Composite were slower out of the gate and tracking slightly behind, with gains minutes later of 2% and 1.5%, respectively. (Read more stock market stories.)

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