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(Close): US shares closed higher on Monday after strong results from leading companies cheered investors.

The Dow Jones rose 208.63 points to 18,034.93, while the S&P 500 gained 19.22 points to 2,100.40 and the Nasdaq added 62.79 points to close at 4,994.60.

Toymaker Hasbro rose 12.6% after a strong earnings report, boosted by the popularity of its Transformers toys.

Morgan Stanley was 0.6% higher after reporting better than expected results.

Royal Caribbean Cruises was the worst faller, losing 8% after a profit warning. It blamed the weaker outlook on the increase in oil prices since January and a strong dollar.

The dollar gained 0.67% against the euro to finish at €0.9312.