The stock market closed higher on Monday, led by gains in energy companies as the price of oil turned higher after a recent slump. Defence contractors rose and travel and airlines companies fell as traders responded to the terrorist attacks in Paris.
The Dow Jones industrial average rose 237.77 points, or 1.4 per cent, to 17,483.01.
The Standard & Poor’s 500 index gained 30.15 points, or 1.5 per cent, to 2,053.19.
The Nasdaq composite index added 56.73 points, or 1.2 per cent, to 4,984.62.
For the year:
The Dow is down 340.06 points, or 1.9 per cent.
The S&P is down 5.71 points, or 0.3 per cent.
The Nasdaq is up 248.56 points, or 5.3 per cent.