US Stocks Rise

Posted June 28th, 2011 at 11:05 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. stock market indexes rose in Tuesday's early trading. The Dow Jones Industrial Average, the S&P 500, and the NASDAQ all gained around nine-tenths of a percent.

European stock markets were higher in afternoon trading. London's Financial Times 100 index gained 1.1 percent, the CAC-40 in Paris jumped 1.7 percent, and the DAX in Frankfurt moved up nine-tenths of a percent.

Earlier in Asia, Tokyo's Nikkei index gained seven-tenths of a percent to finish at 9,649. Hong Kong's Hang Seng index rose one-tenth of a percent to finish the day's trading at 22,062.

The price of gold gained more than $5 to trade at $1,503.22 an ounce.

The dollar was lower against the yen and the euro.