The New York Stock Exchange maintained its gains at the end of the day on Wednesday and its main indicator, the Dow Jones Industrials, closed with a rise of 0.15%, which was enough to set an all-time high.
According to the latest available data, the Dow Jones industrial average rose 24.95 points to 17,156.92 points.
Earlier, the Federal Reserve renewed its pledge to keep interest rates close to zero for «a considerable time» and reiterated its concern about the labor market.
«There are still too many people looking for a job who can’t find it. Too many people who work part-time and would prefer a full-time job. And too many people who aren’t looking for a job but would. if the labor market were stronger, ”said Federal Reserve Chairman Janet Yellen.