Stocks Ended Higher as Tech Rallied

U.S. stocks ended higher on Monday as gains in information technology and consumer-discretionary shares helped to extend the market’s multiday rally. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 78.74 points, or 0.30%, to 26,062.68. The S&P 500 added 13.39 points, or 0.47%, to 2,886.73. The Nasdaq Composite climbed 81.07 points, or 1.05%, to 7,823.17.

Oil futures finished lower on Monday as investors focused on worries about slowing global growth and uncertainty surrounded Russia’s decision on whether to extend production curbs beyond their expiration this month. West Texas Intermediate crude for July delivery lost 73 cents, or 1.4%, to settle at $53.26 a barrel. August Brent crude fell $1, or 1.6%, to $62.29 a barrel.

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