US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St hit record highs as consumer staples, techs gain

Last Updated: Fri, Nov 25, 2016 23:40 hrs

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 25 (Reuters) - Wall Street's three main indexes closed at record highs on Friday, helped by gains in consumer staples and technology stocks as investors hunted for bargains in a post-election rally.

The Dow Jones industrial average rose 68.96 points, or 0.36 percent, to 19,152.14, the S&P 500 gained 8.61 points, or 0.39 percent, to 2,213.33 and the Nasdaq Composite added 18.24 points, or 0.34 percent, to 5,398.92. (Reporting by Noel Randewich; Editing by Chris Reese)

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