Shares of manufacturing and transportation companies rose as traders bet the sector would benefit from tax-cut legislation. Volvo Cars said it has agreed to supply Uber Technologies with a fleet of 24,000 self-driving taxis beginning in 2019, one of the first and biggest commercial orders for such vehicles. General Electric shares were flat after The Wall Street Journal reported that a reshuffling of the industrial conglomerate's board will remove many long-term associates of former Chief Executive Jeff Immelt.
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(END) Dow Jones Newswires
November 20, 2017 16:19 ET (21:19 GMT)