Morgans AM: Thursday, 23 September 2021


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US equity markets rallied on Wednesday after the Federal Reserve indicated it doesn’t see an imminent rollback of the monetary stimulus that has been supporting the economy throughout the pandemic. The Dow Jones advanced +338.48 points, or 1%, to 34,258.32, snapping a four-day losing streak. However, the blue-chip Dow closed well off its high, as it jumped 520 points earlier in the day. The S&P 500 added +41.45 points or nearly 1% to 4,395.64 amid a 3.2% jump in the energy sector. The index also posted its first positive day in five. The Nasdaq Composite gained 1% to 14,896.85. The small capitalisation Russell 2000 up +1.48%.Commodity-related stocks led the comeback Wednesday as fears eased about ripple effects from Evergrande. Devon Energy surged 6.8%, while APA jumped nearly 7.2%. Diamondback Energy, Hess and Marathon Oil all popped more than 5%. China-exposed Wynn Resorts bounced about 2.6%.FedEx shares fell again tumbling more than 9% after profit fell at the logistics company last quarter because of rising labor costs. FedEx also cut its forecast for the full year.

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