The New York stock Exchange opened sharply higher on Monday, and confirmed its good performance by the result, bringing in its wake a rebound of world stock markets. The reason for this? The american laboratory Moderna has reported encouraging results on a small group of patients in the initial phase of clinical trials of its proposed vaccine mRNA-1273 against the Covid-19. The trials appear to elicit an immune response in the same magnitude as what we observe among those who have been naturally infected with the virus, said the firm in a press release.see also : Covid-19: early hopes in the race for the vaccine
This announcement has caused the flight of the Stock price (+25%) and, at the same time, has given a boost to the New York stock Exchange, which had declined last week. In the middle of the day, Monday, the indices stars americans were in the green: the Dow Jones climbed by more than 3.5%, the Nasdaq, in high coloring technology, almost 2.5%, while the SP 500, which représenteles largest 500 companies of Wall Street, soared by more than 3%.