U.S. stock-market futures gained late Sunday, after President Donald Trump backed down from his threats and signed a nearly $900 billion coronavirus aid bill that will avert a government shutdown.
Dow Jones Industrial Average futures
rose more than 100 points after the announcement Sunday night, and S&P 500 futures
and Nasdaq-100 futures
advanced as well.
Stocks ended a holiday-shortened trading week Thursday up slightly. The Dow Jones Industrial Average
rose 70.04 points, or 0.2%, to 30,199.87, leaving it up 0.1% for the week. The S&P 500 index
edged up 13.05 points to 3,703.06, an increase of less than 0.1%, but finished down 0.2% for the week. The Nasdaq Composite Index
rose 33.62 points, or 0.3%, to 12,804.73, contributing to an 0.4% weekly rise.