Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., October 17, 2017. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
October 17, 2017
(Reuters) – The Dow Industrials breached the 23,000 mark for the first time on Tuesday, helped by a rally in shares of UnitedHealth and Johnson & Johnson.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average <.DJI> rose 39.3 points, or 0.17 percent, to 22,996.26. The S&P 500 <.SPX> gained 0.42 points, or 0.01 percent, to 2,558.06. The Nasdaq Composite <.IXIC> added 3.98 points, or 0.06 percent, to 6,627.99.
(Reporting by Tanya Agrawal; Editing by Saumyadeb Chakrabarty)