Wall St advances on oil, earnings | Reuters

NEW YORK U.S. stocks notched a second straight day of gains on Wednesday, as climbing oil prices lifted the energy sector and earnings from Morgan Stanley provided a boost to financials.The Dow Jones industrial average .DJI rose 40.95 points, or 0.23 percent, to 18,202.89, the S&P 500 .SPX gained 4.72 points, or 0.22 percent, to 2,144.32 and the Nasdaq Composite .IXIC added 2.58 points, or 0.05 percent, to 5,246.41. (Reporting by Chuck Mikolajczak; Editing by Nick Zieminski)

Reuters October 20, 2016 02:00:06 IST
Wall St advances on oil, earnings
| Reuters

Wall St advances on oil earnings
 Reuters

NEW YORK U.S. stocks notched a second straight day of gains on Wednesday, as climbing oil prices lifted the energy sector and earnings from Morgan Stanley provided a boost to financials.The Dow Jones industrial average .DJI rose 40.95 points, or 0.23 percent, to 18,202.89, the S&P 500 .SPX gained 4.72 points, or 0.22 percent, to 2,144.32 and the Nasdaq Composite .IXIC added 2.58 points, or 0.05 percent, to 5,246.41.

(Reporting by Chuck Mikolajczak; Editing by Nick Zieminski)

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