The Dow Jones industrial average moved up 171.07 to 10,702.16; the NYSE Composite gained 7.50 to 624.84. The technology-heavy Nasdaq composite index closed up 46.28 points to 2,427.18. The broader-based S&P 500 index finished up 20.35 at 1,304.75. Trading curbs, meant to slow down trading activity, were triggered 20 minutes before the close.
US STOCKS bucked the volatility in the Internet sector yesterday to mount a rally after four consecutive days of falls.