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Wall Street hits new highs on bank earnings, economic optimism

Reuters  |  NEW YORK 

(Reuters) - continued its rally on Friday with record closing highs as fourth-quarter earnings season kicked off with solid from banks and robust drove investor optimism about economic growth.

The <.DJI> rose 228.46 points, or 0.89 percent, to 25,803.19, the <.SPX> gained 18.67 points, or 0.67 percent, to 2,786.23 and the <.IXIC> added 49.29 points, or 0.68 percent, to 7,261.06.

(Reporting by Sinead Carew; Editing by Nick Zieminski)

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First Published: Sat, January 13 2018. 02:36 IST