Wall Street Ends Up but Off Session Highs on Renewed Political Fears

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U.S. stocks ended up but well off the session highs on Friday after two new reports related to a U.S. federal investigation into possible coordination between Russia and President Donald Trump's campaign renewed concerns about his political future.

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Based on the latest available data, the Dow Jones Industrial Average <.DJI> rose 141.82 points, or 0.69 percent, to 20,804.84, the S&P 500 <.SPX> gained 16.01 points, or 0.68 percent, to 2,381.73 and the Nasdaq Composite <.IXIC> added 28.57 points, or 0.47 percent, to 6,083.70.

 

(Reporting by Caroline Valetkevitch; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)

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