The US stock market closed Tuesday trading higher due to the strengthening of the oil and gas, telecommunications and utilities sectors.
At the close on the New York Stock Exchange, Dow Jones rose 0.29%, reaching a historic high, S&P 500 index rose 0.75%, and NASDAQ Composite Index rose 1.10%.
The leaders of growth among the Dow Jones index components were the shares of Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ), which rose 1.19 p (2.58%), closing at 47.37. Quotes of Chevron Corporation (NYSE: CVX) rose 2.37 p (2.22%), ending trading at 108.96. Shares of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT) rose 1.14 p (1.97%), closing at 58.87.