American equity markets open positively on Election Day

FXstreet.com (Barcelona) - The US Stock market experienced a positive opening across the board Tuesday as many Americans head to the polls to vote. Beginning with the indices and composites, the NASDAQ gained +0.08% as it settles in region of 3002.35, up 2.48 points in these moments.

In addition, the S&P 500 is trading in positive territory, operating at 1423.43, gaining 4.22 points or +0.30% at the time of writing. Finally, the Dow Jones has moved higher at the opening as well, trading in the zone of 13157.05, presently +0.34% after an ascent of 44.861 points.

Sectors are a nearly all green at the opening, however the Conglomerates and Basic Materials sectors have distinguished itself as the winners thus far, rising +0.70% and +0.42% respectively. In other news, the price of crude has settled below USD $86.60 today, rising +0.88%.

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