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Morning Report 2 Oct 20: US sharemarkets rose on Thursday

Morning Report 2 Oct 20: US sharemarkets rose on Thursday

Shares fluctuated as the White House countered House Democrats' US$2.2 trillion fiscal stimulus package with a US$1.5 trillion-plus proposal, to include a US$20 billion aid extension for airlines. Big cap tech shares of Amazon (+2.3%), Apple (+0.9%) and Microsoft (+1%) all lifted. Boeing shares rose 1.6% after Federal Aviation Administration Chief Steve Dickson remarked "I liked what I saw" after Wednesday's 737 MAX test flight. Shares of Exxon Mobil fell 3.5% after it signalled a bigger-than-expected third quarter loss. The Dow Jones index lifted 35 points or 0.1%. The S&P500 index climbed 0.5% and the Nasdaq index rose by 159 points or 1.4%.

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