US equity indexes closed broadly higher, SPX +35pts (0.8%) at 4358. Nasdaq comp' +0.9%. Dow +0.8%. The Transports settled +1.0%. R2K +1.7%.
SPX - daily5
VIX - daily3
A second day higher, with the SPX settling just 35pts shy of last week's historic high. Volatility was ground lower, the VIX settling -9.2% to 17.91.
Goodnight from London