Tech, telecom boost Wall St. as new year begins | Reuters

NEW YORK Wall Street rose on Tuesday as a post-election rally extended into the new year, helped by gains in Verizon Communications and technology companies including Alphabet and Facebook. The Dow Jones Industrial Average .DJI rose 115.63 points, or 0.59 percent, to 19,878.23, the S&P 500 .SPX gained 18.8 points, or 0.84 percent, to 2,257.63 and the Nasdaq Composite .IXIC added 45.97 points, or 0.85 percent, to 5,429.08.

(Reporting by Noel Randewich; Editing by Nick Zieminski)

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Published Date: Jan 04, 2017 03:00 AM | Updated Date: Jan 04, 2017 03:00 AM

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