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June payrolls data lifts Dow Jones to record high

June payrolls data lifts Dow Jones to record high

ECONOMY:The Dow topped 17,000 for the first time ever. Photo: Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Wall Street’s holiday-shortened session ended with multiple records on Thursday, with the Dow topping 17,000 for the first time ever after the June non-farm payrolls report came in much stronger than expected.

The Dow Jones industrial average <.DJI> rose 92.02 points or 0.54 percent, to end unofficially at 17,068.26.

The S&P 500 <.SPX> gained 10.82 points or 0.55 percent, to finish unofficially at 1,985.44.

The Nasdaq Composite <.IXIC> added 28.19 points or 0.63 percent, to close unofficially at 4,485.93.

(Reporting by Chuck Mikolajczak; Editing by Jan Paschal)

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