CORRECTED-US STOCKS-Energy shares lead Wall St higher as earnings get into gear

martes 12 de abril de 2016 15:20 GYT
 

(Corrects 2nd bullet point and paragraph 11 to show Brent crude at four-month high, not five-month high)

* All 10 S&P sectors trade higher

* Brent crude hits 4-month high

* Alcoa shares drop after earnings report

* Financials gain as JPMorgan set to kick off bank earnings

* Indexes up: Dow 0.99 pct, S&P 0.93 pct, Nasdaq 0.73 pct

By Lewis Krauskopf

April 12 (Reuters) - Wall Street gained on Tuesday, led by surging energy shares that were buttressed by rising oil prices, while Alcoa kicked off an expected tepid corporate earnings season.

All 10 S&P sectors were higher in afternoon trading. Energy shares jumped 3 percent, with oil majors Exxon Mobil and Chevron giving two of the biggest boosts to the S&P 500.   Continuación...