Dow rises over 600 points as stocks end sharply higher

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Stocks jumped Thursday, with tech stocks leading the way as investors cheered user growth at Facebook parent Meta Platforms Inc. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose around 614 points, or 1.8%, to close near 33,916, according to preliminary figures. The S&P 500 advanced around 104 points, or 2.5%, to finish near 4,288, its strongest one-day percentage gain since March, while the Nasdaq Composite jumped 3.1%, or around 383 points, around 12,872.

-William Watts

 

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04-28-22 1607ET

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