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Wall Street rises, Dow inches closer to 20,000 | Reuters

NEW YORK U.S. shares ended higher on Wednesday after minutes from the Fed's December meeting showed policymakers were concerned that quicker economic growth under President-elect Donald Trump could require faster interest-rate increases to limit inflation. The Dow Jones Industrial Average .DJI rose 60.4 points, or 0.3 percent, to 19,942.16, the S&P 500 .SPX gained 12.92 points, or 0.57 percent, to 2,270.75 and the Nasdaq Composite .IXIC added 47.92 points, or 0.88 percent, to 5,477.01.

(Reporting by Noel Randewich; Editing by Nick Zieminski)

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Updated Date: Jan 05, 2017 03:00 AM

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