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Dow Jones (April 1) gains 139.92 points, gaining US March job numbers


Bloomberg News reported that Dow Jones Index new york stock market The markets closed last Friday at 34,818.27, up 139.92, or +0.40%. The S&P 500 closed at 4,545.86, up 15.45, or +0.34%, and the NASDAQ closed at 14,261.50. An increase of 40.98 points or +0.29%

Dow Jones Index The market closed on the last day of the week in positive territory. The Labor Department said March nonfarm payrolls rose 431,000, below analysts’ estimate of 490,000.

The U.S. unemployment rate was 3.6 percent, below analysts’ forecast of 3.7 percent, a sign that the U.S. economy remains strong despite rising inflation to its highest level in 40 years.

Another factor comes from S&P Global has released the US Manufacturing Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) for March. increased to 58.8 points, the highest number since August 2021 and above the figure 57.3 in February.

Investors still have to keep an eye on the ongoing conflict between Russia and Ukraine. Despite the two countries’ peace talks, progress has been made on many issues.

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