Tech, consumer stocks lift Wall Street


NEW YORK (Reuters) – Wall Street’s three major indexes rose on Monday, with technology and consumer stocks providing the strongest boost as investors bet on a continuation of strong economic growth while falling oil prices weighed on the energy sector.

A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange shortly after the opening bell in New York, U.S., June 4, 2018. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

The Dow Jones Industrial Average .DJI rose 178.48 points, or 0.72 percent, to 24,813.69, the S&P 500 .SPX gained 12.27 points, or 0.45 percent, to 2,746.89 and the Nasdaq Composite .IXIC added 52.13 points, or 0.69 percent, to 7,606.46.

Reporting by Sinéad Carew; Editing by James Dalgleish

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