US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St rises on financials, materials stocks

lunes 29 de agosto de 2016 16:08 GYT

NEW YORK Aug 29 (Reuters) - Financial and commodity-sector stocks led the S&P 500 higher in a low-volume session on Monday after consumer spending rose for a fourth straight month, pointing to a pick-up in U.S. economic growth.

The Dow Jones industrial average rose 107.59 points, or 0.58 percent, to 18,502.99, the S&P 500 gained 11.34 points, or 0.52 percent, to 2,180.38 and the Nasdaq Composite added 13.41 points, or 0.26 percent, to 5,232.33. (Reporting by Chuck Mikolajczak; Editing by Nick Zieminski)