The main stock indexes of the united States had a positive opening on Monday, with the three main indices reaching new record levels during the opening time of the trade.
The relief of geopolitical tensions on the Korean peninsula continues to support improved investor appetite for riskier assets -like stocks and helped to build the strong gains of last week.
At the time of reporting, the Dow Jones industrial average added about 45 points to 22.315, while the technology index Nasdaq Composite climbed 20 points to 6.469. Meanwhile, the S & P 500 broader went up almost 6 points, and now has passed the psychological level key of 2500.
The highlight of this week will be the two-day meeting of the FOMC, which will end on Wednesday, where it is expected that the central bank keep the status quo. The Fed, however, is expected to set some groundwork to start to unwind its massive balance sheet of 4.5 billion dollars.
The comments of the president of the Fed Janet Yellen in the press conference after the meeting would give new clues about the health of the u.s. economy, and the decision of the central bank of inflationary pressure stubbornly low.