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)