Energy shares lead most US stocks higher
Rising energy and financial shares helped US stocks make some gains on Tuesday. ( dpa )
The blue-chip Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 26.62 points, or 0.23 per cent, to 11,412.87. The broad-based Standard & Poor's 500 Index was up 4.67 points, or 0.37 per cent, to 1,271.51. The technology-heavy Nasdaq Composite Index lost 3.62 points, or 0.15 per cent, to 2,361.97.
The US currency was trading at 67.98 euro cents and 109.29 Japanese yen.
Gold traded at 828.10 dollars per fine ounce.