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Wall Street ends higher after jobs report | Reuters

NEW YORK Wall Street ended higher on Friday after employment data reduced investors' worries about a sluggish economy without bolstering fears of an imminent interest rate hike.

The Dow Jones industrial average .DJI rose 62.59 points, or 0.37 percent, to 17,006.49, the S&P 500 .SPX gained 6.49 points, or 0.33 percent, to 1,999.89 and the Nasdaq Composite .IXIC added 9.60 points, or 0.2 percent, to 4,717.02.

(Reporting by Chuck Mikolajczak; Editing by James Dalgleish)

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Updated Date: Mar 05, 2016 03:15 AM

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