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Trading2NEW YORK: US stocks soared on the first day of trading in 2013 after US lawmakers agreed a deal to avoid massive tax hikes and spending cuts that had threatened to hurt economic growth.

 

The Dow Jones industrial average surged 149.41 points, or 1.14 percent, at 13,253.55. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index was up 19.17 points, or 1.34 percent, at 1,445.36.

 

The Nasdaq Composite Index was up 74.47 points, or 2.47 percent, at 3,093.98.

 

Wednesday marked the best day for the Nasdaq since June 30.

 

Center>Copyright Reuters, 2013


 



 
Index Closing Chg%
Arrow DJIA 17,387.21 1.65
Arrow Nasdaq 4,681.50 1.89
Arrow S&P 2,029.55 1.34
Arrow FTSE 6,811.61 0.60
Arrow DAX 10,628.58 1.57
Arrow CAC-40 4,624.21 1.09
Arrow Nikkei 17,768.30 1.72
Arrow H.Seng 24,807.28 0.41
Arrow Sensex 29,571.04 1.00






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