At the end of trading in New York, the Dow was calculated at 29.950,44 points, an increase of 1,60 percent compared to the previous trading day. A few minutes earlier, the broader S&P 500 was up around 3.627 points (+1,16 percent).
The good news that two US companies, Johnson & Johnson and Moderna, made progress in vaccine development on Monday, created a good mood among investors. Only the technology exchange Nasdaq calculated the Nasdaq 100 with around 12.013 points (+0,63 percent) not quite as strongly. The European common currency trended a little stronger on Monday evening. One euro cost 1,1850 US dollars (+0,10 percent).
The gold price fell slightly, in the evening 1.887,24 US dollars were paid for one troy ounce (-0,17 percent). That corresponds to a price of 51,20 euros per gram.