US STOCKS-Wall St advances as energy, bank stocks rally



* Non-manufacturing PMI rises to 57.1 vs est. 53
* Financials rise to more than three-week high
* Oil prices touch highest level since June
* Indexes up: Dow 0.69 pct, S&P 0.52 pct, Nasdaq 0.74 pct (Updates to early afternoon)
By Yashaswini Swamynathan
Oct 5 Wall Street rose after two days of losses on Wednesday after strong economic data boosted financial stocks and a surge in oil prices helped the energy sector.
A report from the Institute of Supply Management showed activity in the U.S. services sector saw a big rebound in September, after having slowed to more than a six-year low in... read more

 
5 October 2016 in World News, Views: 28
Source: Reuters
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