U.S. stocks higher at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average up 0.07%

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© Reuters. U.S. stocks higher at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average up 0.07%

Investing.com – U.S.

stocks were higher after the close on Thursday, as gains in the , and sectors led shares higher.

At the close in NYSE, the rose 0.07%, while the index gained 0.20%, and the index climbed 0.36%.

The best performers of the session on the were Salesforce.com Inc (NYSE:), which rose 2.56% or 6.19 points to trade at 248.30 at the close. Meanwhile, Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:) added 1.69% or 4.76 points to end at 286.16 and Nike Inc (NYSE:) was up 1.61% or 2.59 points to 163.67 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were The Travelers Companies Inc (NYSE:), which fell 2.71% or 4.12 points to trade at 147.72 at the close. JPMorgan Chase & Co (NYSE:) declined 1.26% or 1.93 points to end at 150.93 and Chevron Corp (NYSE:) was down 1.00% or 1.00 points to 98.82.

The top performers on the S&P 500 were FirstEnergy Corporation (NYSE:) which rose 4.26% to 39.14, CSX Corporation (NASDAQ:) which was up 3.52% to settle at 32.68 and Danaher Corporation (NYSE:) which gained 3.33% to close at

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