Strong start for US stocks

Monday, November 23, 2020

Stocks gained on Monday after AstraZeneca and the University of Oxford said their coronavirus vaccine was up to 70 percent effective on average, becoming the third inoculation this month that was revealed to be effective in trial data.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average traded 191 points higher, or 0.7 percent. The S&P 500 gained by 0.6 percent along with the Nasdaq Composite.