NYSE: Iron Man's a bell-ringer in New York
Nikhil Kumar is The Independent's New York correspondent. He was formerly assistant editor on the foreign desk and has also done a variety of jobs on the city desk, where he wrote about markets, commodities and other business and economics topics.
Wednesday 01 May 2013
Robert Downey Jr brought some Hollywood glamour to the New York Stock Exchange trading floor yesterday, ringing the opening bell to promote his new movie, Iron Man 3.
The Disney feature based on the Marvel comic strip of the same name will open in the US this week. On Sunday, Disney said the movie had raked in $195m in its first weekend overseas, smashing the $185m international opening record by Avengers Assemble.
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