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US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall Street ends higher on economic data

Source : REUTERS
Last Updated: Thu, Aug 22, 2013 20:10 hrs

NEW YORK, Aug 22 (Reuters) - U.S stocks closed higher on Thursday, boosted by positive economic data in a trading session marred by a historic trading halt on the Nasdaq stock exchange as a result of technical problems.

The Dow Jones industrial average was up 67.27 points, or 0.45 percent, at 14,964.82. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index was up 14.19 points, or 0.86 percent, at 1,656.99. The Nasdaq Composite Index was up 38.92 points, or 1.08 percent, at 3,638.71.


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