: U.S. stock futures gain after Trump signs coronavirus relief package

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U.S. stock-market futures gained late Sunday, after President Donald Trump backed down from his threats and signed a nearly $900 billion coronavirus aid bill that will avert a government shutdown.

Dow Jones Industrial Average futures YM00, +0.33% rose about 100 points after the announcement Sunday night, and S&P 500 futures ES00, +0.45% and Nasdaq-100 futures NQ00, +0.41% advanced as well.

Stocks ended a holiday-shortened trading week Thursday up slightly. The Dow Jones Industrial Average  DJIA, +0.23%  rose 70.04 points, or 0.2%, to 30,199.87, leaving it up 0.1% for the week. The S&P 500 index  SPX, +0.35%  edged up 13.05 points to 3,703.06, an increase of less than 0.1%, but finished down 0.2% for the week. The Nasdaq Composite Index  COMP, +0.26%  rose 33.62 points, or 0.3%, to 12,804.73, contributing to an 0.4% weekly rise.

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