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U.S. stocks post largest gains in more than 7 weeks

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U.S. stocks rallied on Monday, following global equities higher after closely watched first-round presidential election results in France. A global relief rally followed the Sunday vote, which saw centrist Emmanuel Macron receive the most votes and avert fears of a euroskeptic-only runoff. The main indexes posted their largest one-day gains since March 1. The S&P 500












SPX, +1.08%










closed 25.46 points, or 1.1%, higher at 2,374.15, led by a 2.2% gain in financials. The Dow Jones Industrial Average












DJIA, +1.05%










advanced 216.13 points, or 1.1%, to 20,763.89. The Nasdaq Composite












COMP, +1.24%










rallied 73.30 points, or 1.2%, to 5,983.82, an all-time high.



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