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Stock indexes close higher

NEW YORK, Feb. 5 (UPI) — The Dow Jones industrial average closed higher Tuesday, following an equities rebound in Europe.

By close of trading on Wall Street, the Dow added 99.22 points or 0.71 percent to 13,979.30. The Nasdaq composite index gained 40.41 points or 1.29 percent to 3,171.58. The Standard & Poor’s 500 added 15.58 points or 1.04 percent to 1,511.29.

On the New York Stock Exchange, 2,227 stocks advanced and 838 declined on a volume of 3.5 billion shares traded.

The 10-year treasury note fell 12/32 to yield 2.003 percent.

Against the dollar, the euro rose to $1.3582 from Monday’s $1.3514. The dollar rose to 93.70 yen from 92.38 yen.

In Tokyo, the Nikkei 225 index dropped 213.43 points, 1.9 percent, to 11,046.92.

In London, the FTSE 100 index added 0.58 percent, 35.92 points, to 6,283.76.

Copyright 2013 United Press International, Inc. (UPI).

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