US STOCKS-Wall St jumps 1 pct on relief over debt ceiling, Fed

martes 11 de febrero de 2014 16:22 GYT
 

* Dow industrials pop back above 16,000

* All 10 S&P sectors rally after Yellen's statement

* House Republicans aim to pass debt-limit bill

* Sprint and CVS climb after results, Dean Foods down

* Dow up 1.4 pct, S&P 500 up 1.3 pct, Nasdaq up 1.2 pct

By Ryan Vlastelica

NEW YORK, Feb 11 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks rallied on Tuesday as Congress agreed to advance legislation that extends borrowing authority and Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said she wouldn't make any changes to the central bank's schedule for trimming its market-friendly stimulus.

All 10 S&P 500 sectors rose on the day, with most climbing more than 1 percent. The benchmark index is now 1.4 percent away from its record closing high, recovering much of its recent weakness, which took the index down as much as 6 percent.

Republican leaders in the U.S. House of Representatives caved in to demands by President Barack Obama and agreed to advance legislation increasing Washington's borrowing authority, removing a potential market headwind.   Continuación...