Stocks reach for records as U.S. jobless claims dive – Reuters

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  • Date: 02-Jul-2021
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Stocks reach for records as U.S. jobless claims dive – Reuters

NEW YORK, July 1 (Reuters) - Global stock markets rose on strong European and U.S. shares on Thursday, with stocks brushing off a rapid re-acceleration in coronavirus cases and oil and the dollar extending their first-half rallies.

On Wall Street, the S&P 500 reached its sixth consecutive all-time closing high on upbeat economic data, and European shares ended higher on a rally in crude prices. read more

Investors now eye Friday's much-anticipated employment report.

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