S&P ticks up buoyed by energy, materials | Reuters

NEW YORK The S&P 500 edged higher on Tuesday, buoyed by gains in the energy and materials sectors as soft economic data weakened the dollar, giving support to oil and gold prices.

The Dow Jones industrial average .DJI rose 11.85 points, or 0.07 percent, to 17,989.09, the S&P 500 .SPX gained 3.77 points, or 0.18 percent, to 2,091.56 and the Nasdaq Composite .IXIC slipped 7.48 points, or 0.15 percent, to 4,888.31.


(Reporting by Rodrigo Campos; Editing by Meredith Mazzilli)

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Updated Date: Apr 27, 2016 02:00 AM

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