Wall St gains amid Fed watch

Strength in technology stocks helps overcome uncertainty on upcoming United States Federal Reserve statement.

United States stocks have closed higher amid greater investor confidence that the US economy could withstand an expected reduction of Federal Reserve bond purchases.

At the closing bell, the Dow Jones Industrial Average put on 35.33 (0.23%) at 15,530.11 points.

The broad-based S&P 500 added 7.27 (0.43%) at 1,704.87 points.

The tech-rich Nasdaq Composite Index jumped 27.85 (0.75%) to 3,745.83 points.



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