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Wall St. higher as healthcare, bank stocks gain


By Sinead Carew(Reuters) - Wall Street's major indexes on Tuesday extended the New Year rally on investor optimism ahead of quarterly earnings reports.The S&P 500 and Nasdaq were on track for their sixth closing record in a row. The Dow had snapped a 3-day run of closing records in the previous day's session. Defensive S&P sectors - utilities, real estate and telecommunications - were out of favour, while financial and healthcare sectors rebounded to reverse Monday's losses."While investor sentiment continues to be high and confidence is high, there's still some caution from investors. Where ...

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First Published: Wed, January 10 2018. 02:01 IST