Wall Street closes green and the Dow Jones rises 0.51% after Powell’s testimony

Wall Street closed in the green on Tuesday and its main indicator, the Dow Jones Industrials, rose 0.51% after Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell reiterated that fighting inflation is his priority.

According to data at the end of the session on the New York Stock Exchange, the Dow Jones added 183.15 units, to 36,252.02; and the selective S&P 500 rose 0.92% or 42.78 points, to 4,713.07.