U.S. stocks finished mostly higher on Tuesday as the blue-chip Dow shed early gains ahead of a policy update by the Federal Reserve. The Nasdaq led the broader market rally as technology shares continued to make up lost ground from last week’s selloff.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average
rose 2.27 points to finish at 27,995.60, while the S&P 500
gained 17.66 points, or 0.5%, to trade at 3,401.20, marking its third straight increase. The Nasdaq Composite
finished up 133.67 points, or 1.2%, at 11,190.32, logging back-to-back gains.
On Monday, the Dow rose 327.69 points, or 1.2%, to finish at 27,993.33, after briefly trading above the 28,000 threshold. The S&P 500 added 42.57 points, or 1.3%, closing at 3,383.54. The Nasdaq Composite climbed 203.11 points, or 1.7%, to end at 11,056.65, rebounding from a rout that last week saw the tech-heavy index enter correction territory