S&P hits record high close amid optimism over tax overhaul | Reuters

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – The S&P 500 hit a record closing high on Thursday and the Dow broke above the 24,000 mark for the first time as investor bet that U.S. Republicans would pass a U.S. tax overhaul. A trader wears a DOW 24,000 hat as he works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, (NYSE) as the Dow Jones Industrial Average crosses 24,000, in New York, U.S., November 30, 2017. REUTERS/Brendan McDermidBased on the latest available data, the Dow Jones Industrial Average .DJI rose 331.53 points, or 1.38 percent, to 24,272.21, the S&P 500 .SPX gained 21.51 points, or 0.82 percent, to 2,647.58 and the Nasdaq Composite .IXIC added 49.63 points, or 0.73 percent, to 6,873.97.

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Published Date: Dec 01, 2017 03:15 am | Updated Date: Dec 01, 2017 03:15 am

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