Wall Street closes up after five days of losses | Reuters

NEW YORK Wall Street closed higher on Thursday after five sessions of losses as investors digested the implications of a British lawmaker's death on the country's impending vote on membership in the European Union.

The Dow Jones industrial average .DJI rose 93.34 points, or 0.53 percent, to 17,733.51, the S&P 500 .SPX gained 6.53 points, or 0.32 percent, to 2,078.03 and the Nasdaq Composite .IXIC added 9.98 points, or 0.21 percent, to 4,844.92.

(Reporting by Lewis Krauskopf; Editing by Nick Zieminski)

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Updated Date: Jun 17, 2016 02:00:06 IST