NEW YORK U.S. stocks rose on Friday after a solid jobs report pointed to strength in the domestic economy and supported expectations the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates next week.
Based on the latest available data, the Dow Jones Industrial Average .DJI was up 45.82 points, or 0.22 percent, to 20,904.01, the S&P 500 .SPX had gained 7.85 points, or 0.33 percent, to 2,372.72 and the Nasdaq Composite .IXIC had added 22.92 points, or 0.39 percent, to 5,861.73.
(Reporting by Caroline Valetkevitch; Editing by James Dalgleish)
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Updated Date: Mar 11, 2017 03:15 AM