The Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed to its highest point since July 1, as more than 30 major indexes rebounded from recent losses.
The S&P 500 and Nasdaq composite rebounded, while the Nasdaq advanced 0.4%.
The Nasdaq’s gains came after the benchmark index shed more than 0.1% in the first half of 2017.
The broader Nasdaq was also flat, according to data compiled by Bloomberg.
The S&p 500 gained 1.5% in 2017, a more than 2% gain from a year earlier, while stocks in technology and energy jumped by more than 5%.
Gold futures advanced 0-1/2% to $1,839.20 an ounce.
The benchmark 10-year Treasury note fell 2.5%.
The 10-month Treasury note rose 0.6%.
Gold prices climbed to their highest point in almost a month as the U.S. dollar weakened as a result of tensions over North Korea’s nuclear weapons program.
The greenback hit a fresh record high of 99.75 cents US.
Brent crude futures were up $1.12 to settle at $97.68 US.
Gold and silver prices surged amid the economic turmoil.
The dollar rose as much as 0.7% against a basket of currencies.
The European Central Bank’s interest rate cut on Monday, though, pushed the euro higher, setting a four-month high.
Oil prices, meanwhile, remained near record highs.
Brent oil fell $3.70 to $92.19 US per barrel.
The U.K. government said it was buying billions of dollars of crude oil for use in the wake of the North Korean nuclear tests.
U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday said the world is now at “a critical juncture” over the crisis in North Korea.
The U. S. dollar rose 0-2/4% to 106.75 yen JPY=.
The euro rose 0% to 99.73 EUR=.
The yen, meanwhile: