Wall St. rises on U.S. delay of some Chinese import tariffs

(Reuters) - U.S. stocks closed higher on Tuesday after an announced delay of planned tariffs on select Chinese imports brought buyers back to the equities market in a broad-based rally.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average <.DJI> rose 307.78 points, or 1.19%, to 26,215.15, the S&P 500 <.SPX> gained 38.81 points, or 1.35%, to 2,922.56 and the Nasdaq Composite <.IXIC> added 152.95 points, or 1.95%, to 8,016.36.

(Reporting by Sinéad Carew; Editing by Sandra Maler)

08/13/2019 20:05

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