US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St higher as earnings season begins

lunes 11 de abril de 2016 09:31 GYT

April 11 (Reuters) - U.S. stock indexes were higher on Monday as investors awaited the start of the corporate earnings season, with Alcoa set to post first-quarter results after the market closes.

The Dow Jones industrial average rose 51.46 points, or 0.29 percent, to 17,628.42, the S&P 500 gained 6.27 points, or 0.31 percent, to 2,053.87 and the Nasdaq composite added 24.21 points, or 0.5 percent, to 4,874.89. (Reporting by Abhiram Nandakumar in Bengaluru; Editing by Anil D'Silva)