US stocks gain as economic-reopening optimism continues to outweigh civil unrest

Business Insider Australia | Jun 3, 2020 at 3:39 PM
  • The stock market’s June rally continued on Wednesday as growing hopes of a smooth economic recovery drowned out nationwide protests.
  • Economists expected a far-worse drop of 9 million jobs, suggesting Thursday’s jobs report could also defy estimates and further boost investor sentiment.
  • Yet leading members are now threatening to cancel a June 4 meeting unless the entire group agrees to a concerted extension.