Wall St gains on US, China data

United States stocks snap three-day losing streak as Chinese trade data impresses, US jobless claims fall to six-year low.

United States stocks have snapped a three-day losing streak, catalysed by stronger Chinese trade data and better sentiment on the European economy.

At the closing bell, the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 26.34 (0.17%) at 15,497.01.

The broad-based S&P 500 tacked on 6.45 (0.38%) to 1,697.36, while the tech-rich Nasdaq Composite rose 15.12 (0.41%) to 3,669.12.



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