U.S. stocks close higher-Xinhua

U.S. stocks close higher

Source: Xinhua| 2024-07-11 04:12:00|Editor:

NEW YORK, July 10 (Xinhua) -- U.S. stocks ended higher on Wednesday.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 429.39 points, or 1.09 percent, to 39,721.36. The S&P 500 added 56.93 points, or 1.02 percent, to 5,633.91. The Nasdaq Composite Index increased by 218.16 points, or 1.18 percent, to 18,647.45.

All of the 11 primary S&P 500 sectors ended in green, with technology and materials leading the gainers by adding 1.63 percent and 1.34 percent, respectively. Financials posted the weakest growth, up by 0.42 percent.