US STOCKS-Wall St jumps 2 pct; eyes on China

martes 8 de septiembre de 2015 15:21 GYT

* China's imports shrink for 10th straight month

* Apple biggest boost to the S&P, Nasdaq

* Fitbit rises after broker upgrade

* Indexes up: Dow 2.2 pct, S&P 2.2 pct, Nasdaq 2.4 pct (Updates to late afternoon)

By Caroline Valetkevitch

Sept 8 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks rallied more than 2 percent in the late afternoon on Tuesday, bouncing after losses last week and as hopes increased for more stimulus measures from the Chinese government.

The gains followed a late rally in Chinese shares and losses of at least 3 percent last week in each of the major U.S. stock indexes.

Gains were broad-based, with all of the 10 major S&P sectors higher.

China said late on Monday it would remove a tax on dividend incomes for investors who hold stocks for more than a year in an effort to encourage longer-term investment.   Continuación...