US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Factory data lifts S&P 500 to record close

martes 1 de abril de 2014 16:04 GYT

NEW YORK, April 1 (Reuters) - The S&P 500 closed at a record on Tuesday as positive manufacturing data indicated economic growth was gaining traction after a harsh winter.

The Dow Jones industrial average rose 73.92 points, or 0.45 percent, to 16,531.58. The S&P 500 added 13.06 points, or 0.70 percent, to 1,885.40. The Nasdaq Composite gained 69.05 points, or 1.64 percent, to 4,268.04. (Reporting by Rodrigo Campos; Editing by Nick Zieminski)