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Fed Rate Cut : US stocks and Dollar bounces Back


US stock markets recovered on Tuesday as the Federal Reserve slashed its main interest rate by 75 basis points – move made to reactivate the US economy.

Dow Jones Industrial Average rallied 420.41 points to close at 12,392.66, marking its biggest one-day point gain since July 2002.

The U.S. dollar also moved higher against several major currencies after the Federal Reserve cut interest rates by three quarters of a percentage point.

 Image : Ben Bernanke American economist and Chairman US Federal Reserve. 

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