NEW YORK U.S. stocks ended higher on Wednesday as the Federal Reserve was seen refraining from raising rates soon, even as economic data showed the world's largest economy regained speed in the second quarter.
Based on the latest available data, the Dow Jones industrial average .DJI was up 77.73 points, or 0.44 percent, to 17,918.35, the S&P 500 .SPX had gained 11.16 points, or 0.53 percent, to 2,099.71 and the Nasdaq Composite .IXIC had added 36.26 points, or 0.75 percent, to 4,859.16.
(Reporting by Caroline Valetkevitch; Editing by Sandra Maler)
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Updated Date: Jul 07, 2016 02:00:07 IST