REFILE-US STOCKS-Tech boost helps Wall St reverse course to trade higher

lunes 12 de septiembre de 2016 10:55 GYT

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* Fed's policy meeting scheduled on Sept. 20-21

* Perrigo rises after Starboard reveals stake

* Apple boosts three major indexes

* Indexes up: Dow 0.3 pct, S&P 0.42 pct, Nasdaq 0.57 pct

By Yashaswini Swamynathan

Sept 12 (Reuters) - Wall Street reversed course to trade higher on Monday as gains in technology stocks more than offset declines in financials, with investors fretting over the timing of the next interest rate hike.

The S&P 500 technology index rose 0.52 percent, helped by a 1.4 percent rise in Apple. The stock was also the top influence on all three major indexes.

A number of top Fed officials have hinted at a possible raise at the central bank's next policy-setting meeting on Sept. 20-21. The latest was Atlanta Fed Bank President Dennis Lockhart who said on Monday a "serious discussion" was warranted.   Continuación...