Nov 21, 2014 9:40 AM

US stocks rise early after rate cut from China

The Associated Press

U.S. stocks rose sharply in early trading after a surprise interest rate cut in China and a hint of further stimulus for Europe from the head of that region's central bank.

The Standard & Poor's 500 index rose nine points, or 0.5 percent, to 2,062 as of 9:31 a.m. Eastern time Friday.

The Dow Jones industrial average climbed 103 points, or 0.6 percent, to 17,882. The Nasdaq composite gained 48 points, or 1 percent, to 4,750.

The price of oil rose 73 cents to $76.58 a barrel in New York.

Bond prices rose. The yield on the 10-year Treasury note fell to 2.33 percent.


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