A man crosses a nearly deserted Nassau Street in front of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in the financial district of lower Manhattan during the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in New York City, New York, U.S., April 3, 2020. REUTERS/Mike Segar
(Reuters) – U.S. stocks opened higher on Monday, after President Donald Trump expressed hope that the coronavirus health crisis was “leveling-off” in some of the hardest-hit U.S. states.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average .DJI rose 641.10 points, or 3.05%, at the open to 21,693.63.
Reporting by Shreyashi Sanyal in Bengaluru; Editing by Shounak Dasgupta