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Wall Street hits record high, S&P 500 teases 2,500-mark


By Noel Randewich(Reuters) - Wall Street touched intra-day record highs on Friday, with the S&P 500 approaching the 2,500 mark as technology stocks bounced back after two days of declines.The S&P 500 information technology sector rose 0.21 percent, powered by an Nvidia-led surge in chipmakers, while Apple rose 1.1 percent in its first gain since unveiling new iPhones on Tuesday.The semiconductor index surged 1.6 percent, boosted by Nvidia's 5.7-percent jump to a record high after Evercore ISI raised its price target on the stock.The S&P 500 tech index has been the best performing sector ...

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First Published: Sat, September 16 2017. 00:01 IST