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Wall Street edges higher as healthcare, bank stocks gain


By Sruthi Shankar(Reuters) - Wall Street's main indexes edged higher on Tuesday as healthcare and bank stocks gained in the run up to the quarterly earnings season that is set to start later this week.Stocks continued their winning streak as investors extended their bets on an improving economy and expectations of corporate profits that may get a boost from the tax cuts.At 11:27 p.m. ET (1627 GMT), the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 109.74 points, or 0.43 percent, at 25,392.74 and the S&P 500 was up 9.65 points, or 0.35 percent, at 2,757.36. The Nasdaq Composite was up 16.07 points, or ...

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First Published: Tue, January 09 2018. 22:21 IST