The Dow rose 1 percent on Thursday, with Wall Street rebounding after six days of losses as a narrowed U.S. trade deficit was seen as one positive point in a recent string of weak economic data.

The Dow Jones industrial average <.DJI> gained 120.49 points, or 1.00 percent, to 12,169.43. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index <.SPX> rose 12.17 points, or 0.95 percent, to 1,291.73. The Nasdaq Composite Index <.IXIC> added 11.86 points, or 0.44 percent, to 2,687.24.

(Reporting by Edward Krudy; Editing by Jan Paschal)