Dow Jones Industrial Sets Biggest Point Gain Since 2008, Tech Companies Lead Way On Wall Street

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Dow Jones Climbs 669 Points; NASDAQ +227 Points, S&P 500 +70 Points

ABOVE VIDEO: The Dow Jones Industrial Average had its biggest point gain since 2008 on speculation that possible trade talks between the U.S. and China will avert a trade war.

(FOX BUSINESS) – The Dow Jones Industrial Average had its biggest point gain since 2008 on speculation that possible trade talks between the U.S. and China will avert a trade war.

The rally came following the worst week for equities in more than two years.

The Dow climbed by 669.40, or 2.84%, to 24,202.60 at the close. The Nasdaq composite rose 227.88, or 3.26%, to 7,220.54, while the S&P 500 Index gained 70.29, or 2.72%, to 2,658.55.

The surge in stocks came at the beginning of a holiday-shortened trading week. Markets will be closed at the end of the week for Good Friday.

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