NEW YORK U.S. stocks rose on Monday, with the S&P 500 and the Dow hitting record highs with growth sectors such as technology in favor again as investors appeared to regain confidence in the economy.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average .DJI rose 144.71 points, or 0.68 percent, to close at 21,528.99, the S&P 500 .SPX gained 20.31 points, or 0.83 percent, to 2,453.46 and the Nasdaq Composite .IXIC added 87.26 points, or 1.42 percent, to 6,239.01.
(Reporting by Sinead Carew; Editing by James Dalgleish)
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Updated Date: Jun 20, 2017 02:00:05 IST