US STOCKS-Wall Street rebounds as Brexit worries subside

lunes 20 de junio de 2016 11:29 GYT

* Britain to vote on EU membership on Thursday

* Dow on track for best day in nearly 4 months

* Wells Fargo leads S&P, Goldman leads Dow

* Indexes up: Dow 1.36 pct, S&P 1.24 pct, Nasdaq 1.64 pct (Adds details, comments; updates prices)

By Yashaswini Swamynathan

June 20 (Reuters) - Wall Street rose sharply on Monday, with the S&P and the Dow recovering last week's losses after the latest polls showed an increased possibility of Britain remaining in the European Union.

Uncertainties about the ramifications of Britain's exit in a vote on Thursday sent global markets into a tizzy last week as investors fled to safe-haven assets such as the yen and gold.

However, polls showed that the "Remain" campaign had gathered favor over the weekend.

"If I had a seatbelt while watching the markets, I'd put it on," said Kim Forrest, senior equity research analyst at Fort Pitt Capital Group in Pittsburgh.   Continuación...