Major U.S. stock-market benchmarks ended Monday’s session at records as investors remained attuned to developments in the U.S.-China trade relationship and cheered a wave of merger activity.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average advanced 190.92 points, or 0.7%, to 28,066.61, the Nasdaq Composite climbed 112.60 points, or 1.3%, to 8,632.49, while the S&P 500 index rose 23.35 points, or 0.8%, to 3,133.64.
The Dow ended the day above its previous closing high of 28,036.22 set Nov. 18, the S&P 500 surpassed its previous closing record of 8,570.66 set on Nov. 19, while the Nasdaq finished the session above its last closing high of 3,122.03 set on Nov. 18. All three benchmarks also set new intraday highs on Monday.
Source : Market Watch