Wall Street stock markets closed mostly with gains on Tuesday as investors evaluated the economic consequences of halting the Johnson & Johnson single-dose vaccine against the COVID-19 virus. The US officials assured that the pause in administering J&J shot due to blood clot claims won’t affect the overall pace of vaccinations. The Nasdaq 100 and the S&P 500 both hit an all-time high benchmark.
Meanwhile, Boeing and Apple were top performers on the markets due to positive news in both companies. Apple announced their next product launch event scheduled for April 20, whereas Boeing reported a second consecutive month of aircraft sales exceeding cancellations.
Dow ended the session with 0.20% in the red as International Business Machines dropped by 2.53%. The S&P 500 was up 0.33% and the Nasdaq 100 gained 1.21%, both indices led by Tesla jumping 8.60%. The euro advanced by 0.34% against the dollar trading for $1.19514 at 4:05 pm ET.