U.S. equity markets gained for a second day as COVID-19 showed signs of slowing in some of the hardest-hit areas.
The gold mining industry has 14 so-called tier-one assets and Barrick already has six of them, including three in Nevada, two in Africa and one in the Dominican Republic.
Stocks rallied Monday as COVID-19 showed signs of leveling off in New York City.
Oil prices pulled back as a virtual meeting between OPEC and its allies was postponed until April 9.
The full extent of the economic damage caused by the pandemic remains unknown, but Wall Street expects the fallout to be severe as a dismal jobs report did not include the roughly 10 million Americans who filed for first-time unemployment benefits over the past two weeks.
U.S. equity markets fell for the day and week as the economy lost more jobs than expected.
COVID-19 has infected 245,646 people and killed 6,069 in the U.S., according to the latest figures from Johns Hopkins University & Medicine. The pandemic prompted states to issue "stay-at-home" orders and led to the temporary closing of non-essential businesses, putting millions of Americans out of work.
Oil prices surged on word OPEC and its allies will hold a virtual meeting on Monday.
Tesla delivered 88,400 vehicles in the first quarter despite disruptions due to the coronavirus.
Stocks rallied as oil posted its biggest gain on record.