Market Watch

Signs of economic recovery give markets momentum

Wall Street's blue chip Dow Jones ended March 26's session with a 1.4 per cent gain at 33,072.88 points.PHOTO: EPA-EFE

Another volatile week for United States stocks saw key Wall Street market indexes ending on a positive note amid signs that inflation is under control, employment numbers are picking up and economies are gradually showing signs of recovery, helped by massive fiscal stimulus and acceleration of Covid-19 vaccine roll-outs.

Even technology stocks, which have suffered several weeks of turbulence, saw a rebound towards the end of last week.

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