Stocks end higher as tech shares rebound – MarketWatch

Stocks ended higher on Tuesday led by a bounceback in tech shares. The Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.44% advanced around 114 points, or 0.4%, to finish near 25,971, according to preliminary figures. The S&P 500 SPX, +0.37% , added around 11 points, or 0.4%, to end near 2,888. The tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite Index COMP, +0.61% climbed around 48 points, or 0.6%, to close around 7,972. Tech and telecoms were the main driver of the rally in equities. Apple Inc. AAPL, +2.53% , Facebook Inc. FB, +1.07% and Microsoft Corp. MSFT, +1.70% all ended higher by more than 1%. Energy stocks also surged on the back of higher oil prices.

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