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Wall Street ends higher as trade worries ease

 Wall Street ends higher as trade worries ease

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks ended higher on Wednesday as reports that U.S. President Donald Trump would hold off on imposing tariffs on imported cars and parts eased growth concerns, even as economic data disappointed investors.

Based on the latest available data, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 119.81 points, or 0.47%, to 25,651.86, the S&P 500 gained 16.73 points, or 0.59%, to 2,851.14 and the Nasdaq Composite added 87.65 points, or 1.13%, to 7,822.15.

(Reporting by Stephen Culp)

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Updated Date: May 16, 2019 02:05:07 IST