Cloud stocks rose Monday amid a broader upswing in the markets.

Among notable small- and medium-cap stocks in the cloud sector, 16 rose while 3 fell.

Twilio shares (TWLO) - Get Report rose $3.40, or 3.19%, to $109.96.

Juniper Networks shares (JNPR) - Get Report fell 12 cents, or 0.48%, to $24.75.

The Global X Cloud Computing ETF (CLOU) - Get Report rose 16 cents, or 1.1%, to $14.65.

The First Trust Cloud Computing ETF (SKYY) - Get Report rose 54.99 cents, or 0.98%, to $56.42.

Large-cap companies with significant cloud computing interests rose.

Vmware shares (VMW) - Get Report rose $4.18, or 2.87%, to $150.06.

Salesforce.com shares (CRM) - Get Report rose 18 cents, or 0.12%, to $148.44.

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