S&P inches closer to record as energy leads | Reuters

NEW YORK The S&P 500 inched closer to its record high on Tuesday, helped by a big jump in energy shares and enthusiasm following Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's speech this week.

The Dow Jones industrial average .DJI rose 19.52 points, or 0.11 percent, to 17,939.85, the S&P 500 .SPX gained 2.8 points, or 0.13 percent, to 2,112.21 and the Nasdaq Composite .IXIC dropped 6.96 points, or 0.14 percent, to 4,961.75.

(Reporting by Chuck Mikolajczak; Editing by Nick Zieminski)

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Updated Date: Jun 08, 2016 01:45:06 IST

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