US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St jumps with energy, materials, Berkshire deal

lunes 10 de agosto de 2015 16:02 GYT

NEW YORK Aug 10 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks ended sharply higher on Monday, bouncing back sharply from last week's losses, boosted by gains in energy and materials shares and optimism over Warren Buffett's latest deal.

Based on latest available data, the Dow Jones industrial average rose 241.79 points, or 1.39 percent, to 17,615.17, the S&P 500 gained 26.56 points, or 1.28 percent, to 2,104.13 and the Nasdaq Composite added 58.25 points, or 1.16 percent, to 5,101.80. (Reporting by Caroline Valetkevitch; Editing by Nick Zieminski)