NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks advanced on Thursday as hopes of an expedient resolution to the trade war between the United States and China boosted industrial shares and lifted investor sentiment.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average <.DJI> rose 163.01 points, or 0.67 percent, to 24,370.17, the S&P 500 <.SPX> gained 19.86 points, or 0.76 percent, to 2,635.96 and the Nasdaq Composite <.IXIC> added 49.77 points, or 0.71 percent, to 7,084.46.
(Reporting by April Joyner; Editing by Phil Berlowitz)
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Updated Date: Jan 18, 2019 03:05:23 IST