NEW YORK Wall Street extended a seven-week rally on Friday after upbeat U.S. jobs and factory data hinted at stronger corporate earnings without increasing concerns of potential U.S. interest rate hikes.
Based on the latest available data, the Dow Jones industrial average .DJI was up 108.14 points, or 0.61 percent, to 17,793.23, the S&P 500 .SPX gained 13.15 points, or 0.64 percent, to 2,072.89 and the Nasdaq Composite .IXIC added 44.70 points, or 0.92 percent, to 4,914.54.
(Reporting by Caroline Valetkevitch; Editing by Nick Zieminski)
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Updated Date: Apr 02, 2016 02:00 AM