US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Dow ticks above 19,000 for the first time ever

Last Updated: Tue, Nov 22, 2016 20:20 hrs

Nov 22 (Reuters) - The Dow Jones Industrial Average on Tuesday ticked above the 19,000 mark for the first time ever as Wall Street continued to rally, with investors buying into a market primed to benefit from President-elect Donald Trump's pro-growth policies.

The Dow hit a high of 19,013.12 shortly after the open. At 9:43 a.m. ET (1443 GMT) the index was up 33.52 points, or 0.18 percent, at 18,990.21. (Reporting by Tanya Agrawal; Editing by Savio D'Souza)

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