FILE PHOTO: Merchants work on the ground on the New York Inventory Alternate (NYSE) in New York, U.S., August 12, 2019. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

(Reuters) – U.S. shares turned sharply larger on Tuesday after the U.S. Commerce Consultant mentioned extra tariffs on some Chinese language items, together with cell telephones and laptops, will probably be delayed to Dec. 15.

At 9:51 a.m. ET, the Dow Jones Industrial Common .DJI was up 349.01 factors, or 1.35%, at 26,246.72, and the S&P 500 .SPX was up 39.53 factors, or 1.37%, at 2,922.62.

The Nasdaq Composite .IXIC was up 135.74 factors, or 1.73%, at 7,999.15.

Reporting by Amy Caren Daniel in Bengaluru; Enhancing by Sriraj Kalluvila



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