US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Dow industrials at highest since June 2008

 NEW YORK, April 1 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks rose on Friday
and the Dow industrials (.DJI: Quote, Profile, Research) hit the highest mark in almost
three years on strong data from the labor market and the
manufacturing sector.
 The Dow Jones industrial average gained 92.71 points, or
0.75 percent, to 12,412.44. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index
(.SPX: Quote, Profile, Research) rose 10.79 points, or 0.81 percent, to 1,336.62. The
Nasdaq Composite Index (.IXIC: Quote, Profile, Research) added 17.07 points, or 0.61
percent, to 2,798.14.
 The Dow's high mark this session was at 12,414.03, its
highest reading since June 2008.
 (Editing by Kenneth Barry)

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Dow industrials at highest since June 2008