Retail sector was the leading one in Wall Street trading today on Wednesday. For example Amazon reported record high holiday sales and the stock jumped over 9 % to 1470 dollars. The financial markets in general jumped sharply after the deep decline before the Christmas time.
Dow Jones -index gained 4,98 % and ended at 22878 points. Tech-index Nasdaq jumped 5,84 % to 6554 points and S&P 500 -index 4,79 % to 2463 points.
The Brent Crude (ICE) rose 8,66 % to 54,84 dollars.
Dollar declined slightly to 1,135 dollars and UK sterling 0,25 % to 1,26 dollars.
On Thursday the European markets will also open the trading after the Christmas holidays.