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Post : Markets Right Now: Stocks start higher as tech bounces back
URL : http://business.financialpost.com/pmn/pmn-business/markets-right-now-stocks-start-higher-as-tech-bounces-back
Posted : March 14, 2018 at 5:43 am
Author : The Associated Press
Tags : AP
Categories : PMN Business

NEW YORK -- The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local):

9:35 a.m.

U.S. stocks are rising as the market claws back some of its losses from the day before.

Technology companies bounced back in early trading Wednesday. PayPal gained 1.3 per cent. Also rising were high-dividend stocks like utility companies. NextEra Energy gained 1.5 per cent.

Signet Jewelers tumbled 13.5 per cent after it gave weak forecasts for the current year and said it will cut costs.

The S&P 500 gained 5 points, or 0.2 per cent, to 2,770.

The Dow Jones industrial average rose 70 points, or 0.3 per cent, to 25,077. The Nasdaq composite rebounded 11 points, or 0.2 per cent, to 7,522.

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