(Reuters) – U.S. stocks futures extended gains sharply on Thursday as data showed the U.S. economy added jobs at a record pace in June, the latest signal of a rebound in business activity following the easing of the coronavirus-led lockdowns.
Nonfarm payrolls increased by 4.8 million jobs in June, the Labor Department’s closely watched monthly employment showed, the most since the government started keeping records in 1939. [L1N2E82LC]
At 8:33 a.m. ET, were up 394 points, or 1.54%, S&P 500 e-minis
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