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Wall Street rises, Nasdaq at 12-year closing high

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks climbed on Friday, pushing the Nasdaq to a 12-year closing high and the S&P 500 index to a five-year high as stronger trade data lifted optimism.

The Dow Jones industrial average unofficially ended up 48.92 points, or 0.35 percent, at 13,992.97. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index rose 8.53 points, or 0.57 percent, to 1,517.92. The Nasdaq Composite Index climbed 28.74 points, or 0.91 percent, to 3,193.87.

(Reporting by Leah Schnurr; Editing by Kenneth Barry)

Published Date: Feb 09, 2013 03:30 AM | Updated Date: Feb 09, 2013 03:30 AM

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