NEW YORK Wall Street enjoyed its strongest day in a month on Tuesday, led by financial and technology stocks after encouraging U.S. factory and construction data suggested the world's biggest economy was regaining momentum.
The Dow Jones industrial average .DJI rose 347.45 points, or 2.1 percent, to 16,863.95, the S&P 500 .SPX gained 45.97 points, or 2.38 percent, to 1,978.2 and the Nasdaq Composite .IXIC added 131.65 points, or 2.89 percent, to 4,689.60.
(Reporting by Chuck Mikolajczak; Editing by Nick Zieminski)
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Updated Date: Mar 02, 2016 03:00 AM