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How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Tuesday

Associated Press Associated Press 27/09/2016

NEW YORK — U.S. stocks closed higher after a survey showed consumer confidence is at a nine-year high, a sign Americans will keep spending in the months to come. Technology and consumer stocks made the largest gains.

On Tuesday:

The Dow Jones industrial average jumped 133.47 points, or 0.7 percent, to 18,228.30.

The Standard & Poor's 500 index picked up 13.83 points, or 0.6 percent, to 2,159.93

The Nasdaq composite gained 48.22 points, or 0.9 percent, to 5,305.71.

For the week:

The Dow is down 33.15 points, or 0.2 percent.

The S&P 500 is down 4.76 points, or 0.2 percent.

The Nasdaq is down 0.03 points.

For the year:

The Dow is up 803.27 points, or 4.6 percent.

The S&P 500 is up 115.99 points, or 5.7 percent.

The Nasdaq is up 298.30 points, or 6 percent.

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