Wall Street ends higher as investors bet on positive earnings season

Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 199.36 points, or 0.57%, to 35,457.97

Shreyashi Sanyal | Reuters
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US stock indexes closed higher on Tuesday with the biggest boosts from the technology and healthcare sectors as investors appeared to bet on solid quarterly reports even as some worried that it was too early to celebrate.   In its fifth straight session of gains, the benchmark S&P 500 index neared its early September record high.

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First Published: Oct 20 2021 | 2:23 AM IST

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