Dow up 119 points on gains in shares of Visa, Procter & Gamble

Led by strong returns for shares of Visa and Procter & Gamble, the Dow Jones Industrial Average is climbing Thursday morning. The Dow DJIA, +0.47% was most recently trading 119 points higher (0.4%), as shares of Visa V, +1.54% and Procter & Gamble PG, +1.14% are contributing to the blue-chip gauge’s intraday rally. Visa’s shares have gained $2.36, or 1.1%, while those of Procter & Gamble are up $1.40 (1.0%), combining for an approximately 25-point boost for the Dow. Home Depot HD, +1.35%, Walgreens Boots WBA, +0.30%, and Apple Inc. AAPL, +1.01% are also contributing significantly to the gain. A $1 move in any of the benchmark’s 30 components results in a 6.58-point swing.

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