P&G lifts Dow into positive territory

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stock indexes pared most of their earlier declines on Friday and the Dow pushed into positive territory, helped by a strong gain in shares of Procter & Gamble (PG.N).

The Dow Jones industrial average edged up 4.42 points, or 0.03 percent, at 15,298.92. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index were off 1.69 points, or 0.10 percent, to 1,648.82. The Nasdaq Composite Index slipped 3.00 points, or 0.09 percent, to 3,456.42.

(Reporting by Leah Schnurr; Editing by Nick Zieminski)


Updated Date: May 25, 2013 00:45 AM

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