New York: Wall Street’s three main indexes ended significantly higher, with Nasdaq ticking above the 9,000 marks for the first time ever.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 105.94 points, or 0.37 percent, to 28,621.39 on Thursday. The S&P 500 advanced 16.53 points, or 0.51 percent, to 3,239.91. The Nasdaq Composite Index jumped 69.51 points, or 0.78 percent, to 9,022.39, Xinhua reported. The three major indexes hit new all-time highs during the session. Ten of the 11 primary S&P 500 sectors closed higher, with consumer discretionary up 1.43 percent, outpacing the rest. Health care fell 0.12 percent, the only decliner. (IANS)