Wall St. begins month on positive note


Wall Street started the month on a positive note, a day after all three major indexes recorded their worst monthly performance since January.

The Dow Jones industrial average rose 28.49 points, or 0.16 percent, to 18,170.91, the S&P 500 gained 5.02 points, or 0.24 percent, to 2,131.17 and the Nasdaq composite added 11.95 points, or 0.23 percent, to 5,201.09.

(Reporting by Tanya Agrawal; Editing by Anil D'Silva)