Stocks posted solid gains Monday, adding to last month’s big advances and pushing the Dow Jones industrial average into positive territory for 2015. Several companies moved on news, including Chipotle Mexican Grill and Visa.
The Dow Jones industrial average rose 165.22 points, or 0.9 per cent, to 17,828.76.
The Standard & Poor’s 500 index added 24.69 points, or 1.2 per cent, to 2,104.05.
The Nasdaq composite index rose 73.40 points, or 1.5 per cent, to 5,127.15.
For the year:
The Dow is up 5.69 points, or 0.03 per cent.
The S&P is up 45.15 points, or 2.2 per cent.
The Nasdaq is up 391.09 points, or 8.3 per cent.