US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall Street holds gains as trading resumes on Nasdaq

Last Updated: Thu, Aug 22, 2013 19:40 hrs

NEW YORK, Aug 22 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks held to gains in afternoon trading on Thursday after trading resumed at the Nasdaq exchange following a more than three hour halt.

The Dow Jones industrial average rose 72.72 points or 0.49 percent, to 14,970.27, the S&P 500 gained 14.55 points or 0.89 percent, to 1,657.35 and the Nasdaq Composite added 32.876 points or 0.91 percent, to 3,632.666.

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