UPDATE 4-StanChart tells authorities about corruption allegations at Indonesian firm
* Bank's Indonesia head of private equity departing - sources (Adds StanChart's Indonesia banker leaving, in paragraphs 18-20)
NEW YORK Dec 11 U.S. stocks extended gains on Tuesday with the Nasdaq rising more than 1 percent, after unexpectedly cheery data out of Europe and as the Federal Reserve was set to kick off a two-day policy meeting.
Leading the technology sector higher, Apple shares rose 2.5 percent to $543.01 in early trading.
The Dow Jones industrial average was up 77.39 points, or 0.59 percent, at 13,247.27. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index was up 8.91 points, or 0.63 percent, at 1,427.46. The Nasdaq Composite Index was up 30.42 points, or 1.02 percent, at 3,017.38.
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HONG KONG, Sept 28 Goldman Sachs is investing $70 million in Red Planet Hotels, a pan-Asian budget hotel chain, which will help the company fund its planned expansion to 10 hotels in the next 24 months.