How major US stock indexes fared Tuesday

Banks, retailers, health care and energy companies climbed Tuesday as U.S. stocks regained most of what it lost in a sharp loss the day before. Big technology companies made a modest recovery as well.

On Tuesday:

The S&P 500 index advanced 32.57 points, or 1.3 per cent, to 2,614.45.

The Dow Jones industrial surged 389.17 points, or 1.6 per cent, to 24,033.36.

The Nasdaq composite gained 71.16 points, or 1 per cent, to 6,941.28.

The Russell 2000 index of smaller-company stocks jumped 19.62 points, or 1.3 per cent, to 1,512.15.

For the week:

The S&P 500 is down 26.42 points, or 1 per cent.

The Dow is down 69.75 points, or 0.3 per cent.

The Nasdaq is down 122.16 points, or 1.7 per cent.

The Russell 2000 is down 17.27 points, or 1.1 per cent.

For the year:

The S&P 500 is down 59.16 points, or 2.2 per cent.

The Dow is down 685.86 points, or 2.8 per cent.

The Nasdaq is up 37.89 points, or 0.5 per cent.

The Russell 2000 is down 23.36 points, or 1.5 per cent.


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