Amazon led technology stocks higher with its shares increasing 1.33% to US$1,000.96 following last week's announcement that it had agreed to buy Whole Foods.
"Investors were temporarily chased from the space but many companies in the sector offer growth which is hard to find in the market as a whole", said Mark Luschini, chief investment strategist at Janney Montgomery Scott in Philadelphia.
Thanks largely to the tech gains, the Nasdaq's 1.4% rise represented the index's biggest one-day point and percentage move since November 7; Apple jumped 2.9% in its biggest one-day advance since February, while Facebook gained 1.5% and Amazon added 0.8%.
Apple rose 2.9 per cent to US$146.34, providing the biggest boost to the S&P followed by JPMorgan Chase, which rose 2.2 per cent to US$88.07. Exxon Mobil and Travelers paced the declining minority, giving up 1% each.
The tech sector saw a substantial bounce Monday, with the S&P 500 information technology sector closing 1.66 percent higher for its best day of the year. The Nasdaq Composite .IXIC was up 58.87 points, or 0.96 percent, at 6,210.63.
France's CAC 40 added 0.9 percent to 5,310 while Germany's DAX rose 0.8 percent to 12,855. On the Nasdaq, 1,793 issues rose and 906 fell.
Bond prices fell, which sent yields higher.
Technology stocks were bouncing back from a rough week, with Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Netflix and Google-parent Alphabet all up about 1 percent in early trading. Bank of America gained 1.8 percent. As a result, the yield on the benchmark ten-year note, which moves opposite of its price, rose by 3.3 basis points to 2.190 percent. South Korea's Kospi gained 0.4 percent to 2,370.90. The two-year yield climbed to 1.35 percent from 1.31 percent, and the 30-year yield ticked up to 2.78 from 2.77 percent.
The FTSE 100 in London rose 0.8 percent as the United Kingdom opened negotiations to withdraw from the European Union.
The Dow Jones industrial average increased 72 points, or 0.3 percent, to 21,457.
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His spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders, however, would later tell reporters the president "has no intention" to dismiss Mueller. Reports are circulating that Trump's inner circle is unanimous in trying to persuade the president not to fire Mueller.
According to police, Nasir and Adil had joined militancy a year ago and were involved in militant activities in south Kashmir. At least two civilians were killed by Indian troops in Kashmir region on Friday, a health official said.
Australia nearly leveled things up as Trent Sainsbury got free from a free kick but headed wide under no pressure at all. The opening half-hour saw Australia on the ropes, with Stindl's fifth-minute opener bringing fears of a belting.
Sunday's missile strike came amid recent confrontations in Syria between US -backed forces and pro-government factions. The launch takes place just a couple of hours after Iran's Supreme leader said "they can not slap us in the face".
Along with Chile and Cameroon, Group B includes Germany and Australia that will play their match in Sochi on Monday. The Arsenal forward's dinked cross was met by Vidal, whose powerful header gave him a 23rd goal for his country.
Pacer Hasan Ali scalped three wickets for 35 runs while Juniad Khan and debutant Rumman Raees chipped in with two wickets each. Talking about conditions and wicket, the England captain said that there was no home advantage for his team in the game.
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He removed himself from the game during the seventh inning of the Tigers' 5-3 walk-off win over the Tampa Bay Rays . Martinez will not be in the lineup for the game Friday night against the Rays , recovering in from this virus.
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2 storm systems brewing in the tropics
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Scott: Questions need answered about health care bill
That's even true for the process that produced President Barack Obama's health care law, which the GOP is now trying to dismantle. There are plenty of examples of bills that were essentially written, or had their final details completed, in private meetings.
Newtown parent won't view NBC interview of Alex Jones
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Trump acknowledges for first time he's under investigation
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Turkish FM urges peace, dialogue in Gulf crises
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150 gather at Minnesota park for Castile rally
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Nadal beats Wawrinka to win French Open for a 10th time
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Weak inflation erodes conviction at Fed on rate hikes
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