The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 143.08 points, or 0.58 percent, to 24,651.74, the S&P 500 gained 23.8 points, or 0.90 percent, to 2,675.81 and the Nasdaq Composite added 80.06 points, or 1.17 percent, to 6,936.58.
MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was up 0.04 percent in early trade, poised to gain 1.2 percent for the week.
Though congressional Republicans had reached a deal on final tax legislation on Wednesday, Republican Senators Marco Rubio and Mike Lee said on Thursday they would not get behind the bill without changes to child tax credits.
The rupee on Thursday snapped a two-session fall and rebounded by 10 paise to end at 64.34 a dollar amid expectations that the ruling BJP will emerge victorious in Gujarat polls.
Indian ADRs ended mostly lower on Wednesday. HDFC Bank fell 1.30 percent and Tata Motors shed 0.86 percent.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 80.63 points, or 0.33 percent, to end at 24,585.43, the S&P 500 lost 1.26 points, or 0.05 percent, to 2,662.85 and the Nasdaq Composite added 13.48 points, or 0.2 percent, to 6,875.80.
Australian stocks added 0.2 percent and South Korea's KOSPI climbed 0.55 percent. Japan's Nikkei inched up 0.1 percent.
Indian ADRs ended mixed on Tuesday. HDFC Bank added 0.44 percent and Wipro shed 1.12 percent.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 118.77 points, or 0.49 percent, to 24,504.8, the S&P 500 gained 4.12 points, or 0.15 percent, to 2,664.11 and the Nasdaq Composite dropped 12.76 points, or 0.19 percent, to 6,862.32.
Japan's Nikkei stock index edged down slightly, shrugging off data that showed Japanese core machinery orders rose a more-than-expected 5 percent in October in a sign of resilient capital spending.
Indian ADRs ended higher on Monday. Infosys gained 1.15 percent and Dr Reddy's Laboratories rose 1.02 percent.
Australian stocks added 0.2 percent and Nikkei futures pointed to a steady start after the index scored its highest close in 25 years on Monday.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 56.87 points, or 0.23 percent, to 24,386.03, the S&P 500 gained 8.49 points, or 0.32 percent, to 2,659.99 and the Nasdaq Composite added 35.00 points, or 0.51 percent, to 6,875.08.
Across the Korean Strait, the Kospi shed 0.1 percent as automakers, brokerages and blue-chip tech stocks declined. Samsung Electronics was off 0.69 percent and SK Hynix edged down 0.51 percent.
Indian ADRs ended higher on Friday. Dr Reddy's Laboratories was up 0.18 percent and Wipro gained 1.35 percent.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 117.68 points, or 0.49 percent, to 24,329.16, the S&P 500 gained 14.52 points, or 0.55 percent, to 2,651.5 and the Nasdaq Composite added 27.24 points, or 0.4 percent, to 6,840.08.
The Dow Jones industrial average gained 70.57 points to close at 24,211.48, after briefly rising more than 100 points. The S&P 500 advanced 0.3 percent to 2,636.98. Information technology was among the best-performing sectors in the S&P 500, advancing 0.6 percent.
The Nikkei 225 advanced 1.12 percent, rebounding after recording a near 2 percent fall in the middle of the week. Also providing support for the increase was the softer yen, which traded above the 113 level to the dollar. Automakers, tech names and trading houses recorded gains.
Indian ADRs ended lower on Wednesday. ICICI Bank fell 1.17 percent and Dr Reddy's Laboratories was down 1.07 percent.
Japan's Nikkei gained 1.2 percent after having suffered its biggest fall since late March on Wednesday.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average ended down 0.16 percent at 24,140.91 while the S&P 500 lost 0.01 percent to 2,629.27. The Nasdaq Composite added 0.21 percent to 6,776.38.
Indian ADRs ended mixed on Tuesday. Infosys rose 1.49 percent and HDFC Bank was down 0.02 percent.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 0.45 percent to end at 24,180.64 points, while the S&P 500 ended down 0.37 percent at 2,629.57. The Nasdaq Composite dropped 0.19 percent to 6,762.21.
Australian stocks and South Korea's KOSPI were down 0.2 percent, respectively. Japan's Nikkei lost 0.5 percent.
Indian ADRs ended mixed on Monday. Tata Motors rose 1.17 percent and Infosys rose 2.66 percent.