Benchmarks closed higher on Tuesday and booked its biggest quarterly percentage gain in nearly 20 years. Investors cheered positive economic data and overlooked rising new coronavirus cases in multiple U.S. states.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJI) rose 217.08 points, or 0.9%, to close at 25,812.88 and the S&P 500 gained 47.05 points, or 1.5% to close at of 3,100.29. The Nasdaq Composite Index closed at 10,058.77, gaining 184.61 points, or 1.9%. The fear-gauge CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) decreased 4.3%, to close at 30.43. Advancing issues outnumbered declining ones for 2.02-to-1 ratio on the NYSE and a 2.09-to-1 ratio on