Stocks

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

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