Stocks rise near record highs near high street trades

Shares rose on Thursday as a number of Americans are filing for unemployment benefits for the first time, which will lead to a gradual recovery in the labor market and investors focus on a movement on a potential stimulus bill that is deadlocked in Congress in months.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 156 points, or 0.52%, to 30,040, the S&P 500 rose 0.13% and the Nasdaq rose 0.44%.

Boeing (B.A.) – Get the report The Dow led a higher .1.1% rise after receiving a large order from Dublin-based Ryanair for the airline’s 777 MX jet, which has been in flight since March 2019.