Stocks Ended Higher, Oil Futures Settled at a Three-month High

U.S. stocks ended higher on Tuesday as investors appeared to focus on the reopening of the economy while looking past the civil unrest gripping the nation. The Dow Jones Industrial Average advanced 267.63 points, or 1.05%, to 25,742.65. The S&P 500 was up 25.09 points, or 0.82%, to 3,080.82. The Nasdaq Composite gained 56.33 points, or 0.59%, to 9,608.37.

Oil futures climbed on Tuesday to log their highest settlement in about three months, supported by reports that major crude producers may agree to extend output cuts scheduled to taper at the end of June. West Texas Intermediate crude for July delivery gained $1.37, or 3.9%, to settle at $36.81 a barrel. Brent saw its August contract climb $1.25, or 3.3%, at $39.57 a barrel.

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