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Wall St gains on Trump's softened tariff stance

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(Reuters) - The three major U.S. stock indexes closed higher on Thursday after appeared to soften his stance on trade tariffs, easing trade war fears that had the market on edge for a week.

The <.DJI> rose 93.85 points, or 0.38 percent, to 24,895.21, the <.SPX> gained 12.17 points, or 0.45 percent, to 2,738.97 and the <.IXIC> added 31.30 points, or 0.42 percent, to 7,427.95.

(Reporting by Sinead Carew; Editing by James Dalgleish)

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First Published: Fri, March 09 2018. 03:09 IST