Dow, Nasdaq up

Our Bureau Mumbai | Updated on April 07, 2011

Mumbai, April 7 US stocks ended the session slightly higher on Wednesday led by technology stocks after comments from Cisco's chief executive bolstered optimism about the networking giant.

The markets also got a lift from the President of the Atlanta Federal Reserve Bank, Mr Dennis Lockhart, who said the Fed will complete its $600-billion bond-buying plan as scheduled at the end of June.

The Dow Jones industrial average gained 29.59 points or 0.24 per cent to 12,423.49. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index was up 2.11 points or 0.16 per cent at 1,334.74. The Nasdaq Composite Index climbed 8.72 points or 0.31 per cent to 2,799.91.

Published on April 07, 2011

Follow us on Telegram, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube and Linkedin. You can also download our Android App or IOS App.

This article is closed for comments.
Please Email the Editor