US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St hits records, Fed comments boost bank

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St hits records, Fed comments boost bank stocks

Last Updated: Wed, Feb 15, 2017 02:40 hrs

Feb 14 (Reuters) - Major U.S. stock indexes established record highs on Tuesday, led by bank stocks after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said it would be unwise to wait too long to raise interest rates.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 91.43 points, or 0.45 percent, to 20,503.59, the S&P 500 gained 9.21 points, or 0.40 percent, to 2,337.46 and the Nasdaq Composite added 18.62 points, or 0.32 percent, to 5,782.57. (Reporting By Sinead Carew; Editing by Nick Zieminski)

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