Wall Street rises, boosted by Facebook, oil | Reuters

NEW YORK Wall Street gained on Thursday as a blockbuster quarterly report from Facebook drove tech shares higher and a bounce in oil prices propped up the beleaguered energy sector.

The Dow Jones industrial average .DJI rose 124.57 points, or 0.78 percent, to 16,069.03, the S&P 500 .SPX gained 10.23 points, or 0.54 percent, to 1,893.18 and the Nasdaq Composite .IXIC added 38.51 points, or 0.86 percent, to 4,506.68.


(Reporting by Noel Randewich; Editing by Nick Zieminski)

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Updated Date: Jan 29, 2016 03:15 AM

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