US STOCKS EDGE HIGHER

New York, – US stocks ended slightly higher Monday amid geopolitical tensions while investors looked ahead to the start of earnings season.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 1.92 points, or 0.01%, to 20,658.02.

The S&P 500 added 1.62 points, or 0.07%, to 2,357.16.

The Nasdaq Composite Index increased 3.11 points, or 0.05%, to 5,880.93.

Overseas, European equities decreased broadly Monday amid increased geopolitical worries after the US missile attack in Syria last week. German benchmark DAX index at Frankfurt Stock Exchange fell 0.20%, while British benchmark FTSE 100 Index edged down 0.01%.

In Asia, Chinese stocks snapped a four-day winning streak to close lower Monday with the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index dipping 0.52% to 3269.39 points, while Japan stocks close higher with the 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average adding 133.25 points. (QNA)

Source: Qatar News Agency

New York, - US stocks ended slightly higher Monday amid geopolitical tensions while investors looked ahead to the start of earnings season.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 1.92 points, or 0.01%, to 20,658.02.

The S&P 500 added 1.62 points, or 0.07%, to 2,357.16.

The Nasdaq Composite Index increased 3.11 points, or 0.05%, to 5,880.93.

Overseas, European equities decreased broadly Monday amid increased geopolitical worries after the US missile attack in Syria last week. German benchmark DAX index at Frankfurt Stock Exchange fell 0.20%, while British benchmark FTSE 100 Index edged down 0.01%.

In Asia, Chinese stocks snapped a four-day winning streak to close lower Monday with the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index dipping 0.52% to 3269.39 points, while Japan stocks close higher with the 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average adding 133.25 points. (QNA)

Source: Qatar News Agency