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How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Wednesday

Created: 07/29/2015 8:52 PM WNYT.com
By: By The Associated Press

U.S. stocks rose on Wednesday after Federal Reserve policymakers voted to keep interest rates unchanged and gave no indication that a rate rise was imminent. A modest rebound in Chinese stocks also helped push the stock market higher.

For the day:

The Dow Jones industrial average rose 121.12 points, or 0.7 percent, to 17,751.39.

The Standard & Poor's 500 index rose 15.32 points, or 0.7 percent, to 2,108.57.

The Nasdaq composite rose 22.53 points, or 0.4 percent, to 5,111.73.

For the week:

The Dow is up 182.86 points, or 1 percent.

The S&P 500 is up 28.92 points, or 1.4 percent.

The Nasdaq is up 23.10 points, or 0.5 percent.

For the year:

The Dow is down 71.68 points, or 0.4 percent.

The S&P 500 index is up 49.67 points, or 2.4 percent.

The Nasdaq is up 375.68 points, or 7.9 percent.

(Copyright 2015 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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