U.S. stocks were higher Tuesday, led by mega-cap technology stocks, putting major benchmarks on track for another session of gains as the Federal Reserve began a two-day policy meeting and investors awaited a product debut for Apple Inc.
How are equity benchmarks performing?
The Dow Jones Industrial Average
rose 105.59 points, or 0.4%, to 28,098.92, while the S&P 500
gained 30.17 points, or 0.9%, to trade at 3,413.71. The Nasdaq Composite
was up 163.53 points, or 1.5%, at 11,220.18..
On Monday, the Dow rose 327.69 points, or 1.2%, to finish at 27,993.33, after briefly trading above the 28,000 threshold. The S&P 500 added 42.57 points, or 1.3%, closing at 3,383.54. The Nasdaq Composite climbed 203.11 points, or 1.7%, to end at 11,056.65, rebounding from a rout that last week saw the tech-heavy index enter correction territory by falling more than 10% from a record