US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St climbs as energy, materials rise

jueves 17 de marzo de 2016 16:06 GYT

NEW YORK, March 17 (Reuters) - Wall St moved higher on Thursday to push the Dow into positive territory for the year, commodity prices rose on the back of a weaker dollar, boosting shares in the energy and materials sectors.

The Dow Jones industrial average rose 155.73 points, or 0.9 percent, to 17,481.49, the S&P 500 gained 13.37 points, or 0.66 percent, to 2,040.59 and the Nasdaq Composite added 11.02 points, or 0.23 percent, to 4,774.99. (Reporting by Chuck Mikolajczak; Editing by Nick Zieminski)