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Healthcare stocks lead S&P higher after Trump speech

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(Reuters) - The inched higher on Friday, helped along by after U.S. gave a speech blasting high drug prices but avoided taking aggressive measures to cut them.

The <.DJI> rose 90.58 points, or 0.37 percent, to 24,830.11, the <.SPX> gained 4.62 points, or 0.17 percent, to 2,727.69 and the <.IXIC> dropped 2.09 points, or 0.03 percent, to 7,402.88.

(Reporting by Noel Randewich; editing by Jonathan Oatis)

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First Published: Sat, May 12 2018. 01:33 IST