(Reuters) – S&P 500 futures hit their daily upper trading limit on Tuesday, rebounding from another brutal session caused by investor panic over the rapidly spreading coronavirus.
Investors are pinning their hopes on a $2 trillion economic rescue package, negotiations over which appeared to have made progress late on Monday. The bill could be voted on as soon as Tuesday.
At 05:47 a.m. ET, S&P 500 e-minis EScv1 rose 5.09% to its upper trading limit of 2,333.5 points. Dow e-minis 1YMcv1 were up 930 points, or 5.03% and Nasdaq 100 e-minis NQcv1 were up 375 points, or 5.37%.
SPDR S&P 500 ETFs (SPY.P) were up 4.96%.
The S&P 500 index .SPX closed down 2.93% at 2,237.4 on Monday.
Reporting by Uday Sampath in Bengaluru; Editing by Anil D’Silva
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