Stocks jump 260 as investors focuses on economy reopening

(CNBC) — Stocks rose on Tuesday as traders focused on the reopening of the economy from the coronavirus pandemic even amid civil unrest around the U.S.

The S&P 500 gained 0.8% to close at 3,080.82, reaching its session high with less than 30 minutes left in the session. Tuesday’s gains put the S&P 500 up more than 40% from its late-March low.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed 267.63 points, or 1.1%, to 25,742.65. The Nasdaq Composite advanced 0.6% to 9,608.37.

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