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Nasdaq tops 6,000 for first time

LiveMint logoLiveMint 25-04-2017 AFP

New York: Wall Street stocks rose again Tuesday, with the Nasdaq climbing above 6,000 for the first time and the Dow gaining following a series of mostly strong earnings from blue-chip companies.

Shortly after the opening bell at 1330 GMT, the Nasdaq Composite Index was at 6,004.27, up 0.3% over Monday’s record close.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average jumped 0.7% to 20,911.41, while broad-based S&P 500 advanced 0.3% to 2,381.94.

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