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Wall St. hit records as technology, energy stocks rise


By Sinead Carew(Reuters) - Wall Street indexes were trading higher on Monday and the S&P 500 and Nasdaq hit records as a global cyber attack boosted technology stocks and a rise in oil prices lifted energy stocks.Oil hit its highest in more than three weeks after top exporters Saudi Arabia and Russia said supply cuts needed to last into 2018, a step towards extending an OPEC-led deal to support prices for longer than originally agreed. [O/R]"Stronger energy prices today is certainly affecting the energy sector. Otherwise, earnings continue to be good and that's giving investors confidence," ...

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First Published: Tue, May 16 2017. 00:48 IST