Wall St. jumps to record highs on oil, consumers | Reuters

NEW YORK Wall Street closed at record highs on Thursday as surging oil prices and strong earnings from department stores Macy's and Kohl's buoyed investor sentiment.

The Dow Jones industrial average .DJI rose 117.86 points, or 0.64 percent, to 18,613.52 the S&P 500 .SPX gained 10.3 points, or 0.47 percent, to 2,185.79 and the Nasdaq Composite .IXIC added 23.81 points, or 0.46 percent, to 5,228.40.

The three indexes closed at record highs.

(Reporting by Noel Randewich; Editing by James Dalgleish)

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Updated Date: Aug 12, 2016 02:15 AM

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