FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) shortly after the opening bell in New York, U.S., March 26, 2019. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson/File Photo
(Reuters) – U.S. stocks rallied on Monday, starting off the second quarter on a strong note, as upbeat manufacturing numbers from the United States and China eased worries about slowing global growth.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 329.8 points, or 1.27 percent, to 26,258.48, the S&P 500 gained 32.75 points, or 1.16 percent, to 2,867.15 and the Nasdaq Composite added 99.59 points, or 1.29 percent, to 7,828.91.
Reporting by April Joyner; Editing by Sonya Hepinstall