Nasdaq hits 6,000 for 1st time as US stocks rise again

Wall Street stocks rose again Tuesday, with the Nasdaq climbing above 6,000 for the first time and the Dow gaining following a series of mostly strong earnings from blue-chip companies.

AFP| Updated: Apr 25, 2017, 19:57 PM IST

New York: Wall Street stocks rose again Tuesday, with the Nasdaq climbing above 6,000 for the first time and the Dow gaining following a series of mostly strong earnings from blue-chip companies.

Shortly after the opening bell at 1330 GMT, the Nasdaq Composite Index was at 6,004.27, up 0.3 percent over Monday`s record close.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average jumped 0.7 percent to 20,911.41, while broad-based S&P 500 advanced 0.3 percent to 2,381.94.