Markets US stocks end up Tuesday; indices report robust quarterly gains By Madhu Sharma - July 1, 2020 0 6 Facebook Twitter Pinterest WhatsApp news-updates-11593571148279.html”> news-updates-11593571148279.html”/> news-updates-11593571148279.html”/> Welcome to Mint live market blog. Track this space for latest news and updates. news-updates-11593571148279.html#live-20200701082740″/> news-updates-11593571148279.html” itemprop=”mainEntityOfPage”/> 01 Jul 2020, 08:27:40 AM IST Wall Street indices report best quarterly performance in decades US equities were broadly higher in Tuesday’s trade, with the Wall Street reporting its best quarterly performance in decades. The Dow Jones Industrial Average surged 217.08 points, or 0.9%, to close at 25,812.88. The S&P 500 gained 1.5% to end the day at 3,100.29 and the Nasdaq Composite advanced 1.9%. to 10,058.77. The major averages hit their session high with less than an hour left in the session. The 30-stock Dow ended the second quarter with a 17.8% gain. That’s the average’s biggest quarterly rally since the first quarter of 1987, when it had surged 21.6%. The S&P 500 had its biggest one-quarter surge since the fourth quarter of 1998, soaring nearly 20%. Meanwhile, the Nasdaq Composite jumped 30.6% for the quarter, its best quarterly performance since 1999.