How major US stock market indexes fared on Tuesday

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Posted: Mar 28, 2017 5:01 PM

U.S. stock indexes closed sharply higher Tuesday as investors welcomed a survey showing consumer confidence has climbed to the highest level in more than 16 years. Bank stocks led the broad market rally, which snapped an eight-day losing streak for the Dow Jones industrial average.

On Tuesday:

The Dow gained 150.52 points, or 0.7 percent, to 20,701.50.

The Standard & Poor's 500 index rose 16.98 points, or 0.7 percent, to 2,358.57.

The Nasdaq composite index added 34.77, or 0.6 percent, to 5,875.14.

The Russell 2000 index of smaller-company stocks picked up 9.94 points, or 0.7 percent, to 1,367.26.

For the week:

The Dow is up 104.78 points, or 0.5 percent.

The S&P 500 is up 14.59 points, or 0.6 percent.

The Nasdaq is up 46.40 points, or 0.8 percent.

The Russell 2000 is up 12.62 points, or 0.9 percent.

For the year:

The Dow is up 938.90 points, or 4.8 percent.

The S&P 500 is up 119.74 points, or 5.4 percent.

The Nasdaq is up 492.02 points, or 9.1 percent.

The Russell 2000 is up 10.13 points, or 0.8 percent.