Here are the main market catalysts and closing values for the major US indexes on Friday, March 4, 2021.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average, S&P 500, and Nasdaq Composite surged on Friday in a volatile session.

  • The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 572.16 points or 1.85 percent, to close at 31,496.30.
  • The S&P 500 gained 1.95 percent to close at 3,841.94.
  • The Nasdaq Composite gained 2.11 percent to close at 12,723.47.

Markets started off in the negative early on Friday before a massive rally that left the major indexes up big.

This week keep an eye out for:

  • BoE's Governor Bailey speech
  • Japan's Gross Domestic Product (QoQ)
  • The EU's Gross Domestic Product (YoY)
  • The US Consumer Price Index ex Food & Energy (YoY)

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