Business & Financial

Wall Street gains, boosted by financials

Traders work on the floor of the NYSE in New York

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Wall Street indexes rallied on Wednesday with help from financial stocks as investors eyed strong economic data and trade war fears took a back seat while Nasdaq registered its third straight record closing high.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 346.41 points, or 1.4 percent, to 25,146.39, the S&P 500 gained 23.54 points, or 0.86 percent, to 2,772.34 and the Nasdaq Composite added 51.38 points, or 0.67 percent, to 7,689.24.

(Reporting by Sinead Carew; Editing by James Dalgleish)

 

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