US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St rallies on China data; Syria fears ebb

Last Updated: Tue, Sep 10, 2013 10:27 hrs

NEW YORK, Sept 9 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks rallied on Monday, with the Nasdaq Composite ending at its highest level since September 2000, as upbeat data from China boosted sentiment about the global economy and concerns eased about an imminent Western strike against Syria.

The Dow Jones industrial average rose 140.31 points or 0.94 percent, to 15,062.81, the S&P 500 gained 16.51 points or 1 percent, to 1,671.68 and the Nasdaq Composite added 46.173 points or 1.26 percent, to 3,706.183.

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