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Wall Street closes higher as oil gains
- Oil prices gain more than 1 percent

Wall Street closed higher on Monday as oil prices continued to increase.

The Dow added almost 2 points to end the day at 20,658 and the S&P 500 rose by 1 point to 2,357 points.

The Nasdaq increased 3 points to finish the first trading day of the week at 5,880 points.

At the final bell, American benchmark West Texas Intermediate was trading at $53.05 per barrel with a 1.6 percent gain, and international benchmark Brent crude was at $55.95 with a 1.3 percent increase.

By Ovunc Kutlu in New York

Anadolu Agency

ovunc.kutlu@aa.com.tr

 

11 Apr,2017
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