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Apple, Cisco lead Wall Street higher for fifth straight session


By Sruthi Shankar and Aparajita Saxena(Reuters) - U.S. stocks rose for the fifth straight day on Thursday, led by blue-chips Apple and Cisco, as investors shrugged off fears of rising inflation and hunted for bargains after last week's sell-off.Cisco shares jumped nearly 5 percent after the network gear maker posted upbeat results and forecast, while Apple rose 1.2 percent after Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway made the iPhone maker its top investment.The duo, along with strong gains in industrials, pushed the Dow Jones Industrial Average up 0.75 percent to 25,079.59.The S&P 500 gained ...

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First Published: Thu, February 15 2018. 20:38 IST