Wall Street lifted by tech; S&P 500, Nasdaq post strong weeks


FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., March 7, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo

NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks rose on Friday, led by technology companies as a report on progress in U.S.-China trade talks lifted sentiment, pushing the Nasdaq and S&P 500 to their best weeks of the year.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 139.07 points, or 0.54 percent, to 25,849.01, the S&P 500 gained 13.99 points, or 0.50 percent, to 2,822.47 and the Nasdaq Composite added 57.62 points, or 0.76 percent, to 7,688.53.

Reporting by Caroline Valetkevitch; editing by Jonathan Oatis

Products You May Like

Articles You May Like

New CEO of Walmart Japan and Seiyu says ‘not here to sell a business’
U.S. team heading in positive direction from dark place, says Biles
Europe must build world’s best batteries to save jobs: German minister
Apple’s Cook to China: keep opening for sake of global economy
More floodwaters rising in storm-ravaged U.S. Midwest

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *