US STOCKS SNAPSHOT - S&P 500 rises more than 1 pct

NEW YORK Mon Dec 17, 2012 12:53pm EST

Related Topics

NEW YORK Dec 17 (Reuters) - The S&P 500 rose more than 1 percent on Monday as stocks added to gains after President Barack Obama and Republican House Speaker John Boehner met for talks on averting the "fiscal cliff".

The Dow Jones industrial average was up 82.30 points, or 0.63 percent, at 13,217.31. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index was up 13.60 points, or 0.96 percent, at 1,427.18, after briefly rising more than 1 percent. The Nasdaq Composite Index was up 30.66 points, or 1.03 percent, at 3,002.00.

Comments (0)
This discussion is now closed. We welcome comments on our articles for a limited period after their publication.