US STOCKS-Wall Street rallies, led by Deutsche Bank, financials

viernes 30 de septiembre de 2016 16:23 GYT

* Deutsche Bank nears $5.4 bln settlement with DOJ -AFP

* S&P financials tally best day in two months

* Banks bolster S&P, Goldman drives Dow

* Indexes up: Dow 0.91 pct, S&P 0.8 pct, Nasdaq 0.81 pct (Updates to close of U.S. markets)

By Lewis Krauskopf

NEW YORK, Sept 30 (Reuters) - Wall Street rallied on Friday, lifted by a surge in Deutsche Bank shares and financial stocks after concerns eased about the health of the German bank.

The S&P financial sector gained 1.4 percent, its best day in about two months.

Deutsche Bank's U.S.-listed shares jumped 14 percent a day after sinking to a record low.

French news agency AFP reported that Deutsche Bank was nearing a $5.4 billion settlement with U.S. officials over charges related to selling toxic mortgage bonds. Germany's largest bank has been engulfed by crisis after earlier this month receiving a demand for up to $14 billion by the Department of Justice.   Continuación...