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How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Tuesday

How the Dow Jones industrial average and other major indexes fared on Tuesday

How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Tuesday

U.S. stocks are closing broadly higher on Tuesday as traders were encouraged by a pickup in consumer confidence and rising prices for energy. The gain pulled the Standard & Poor's 500 index back into positive territory for the year.

On Tuesday:

The Dow Jones industrial average rose 192.71 points, or 1.1 percent, to 17,720.98.

The S&P 500 index added 21.86 points, or 1.1 percent, to 2,078.36.

The Nasdaq composite gained 66.95 points, or 1.3 percent, to 5,107.94.

For the week:

The Dow is up 168.81 points, or 1 percent.

The S&P 500 index is up 17.37 points, 0.8 percent.

The Nasdaq is up 59.45 points, or 1.2 percent.

For the year:

The Dow is down 102.09 points, or 0.6 percent.

The S&P is up 19.46 points, or 1 percent.

The Nasdaq is up 371.88 points, or 7.9 percent.


Updated : 2021-03-06 17:11 GMT+08:00