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Nasdaq ends at record after Fed upbeat on US economy

Jul 18 2018 09:39

Wall Street stocks shook off a weak start and the Nasdaq pushed to a fresh record on Tuesday, as the Federal Reserve chief offered an upbeat appraisal of the US economy.

The tech-rich Nasdaq Composite Index gained 0.6% to 7 855.12, about 30 points above the record set July 13.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 0.2% to close at 25 121.83, while the broad-based S&P 500 advanced 0.4% to 2 810.07.

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