The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) is seen in the financial district of lower Manhattan during the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in New York City, U.S., April 26, 2020. REUTERS/Jeenah Moon
(Reuters) – Wall Street surged on Monday at the onset of a hectic earnings week, as investors turned a hopeful eye toward several U.S. states that are relaxing shutdown restrictions put in place to curb the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average .DJI rose 353.55 points, or 1.49%, to end at 24,128.82.
Reporting by Noel Randewich; Editing by Sandra Maler