Shares of manufacturing and transportation companies rose after strong factory data. The U.S. Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index, a survey by IHS Markit, rose to 55.1 for December, compared with 53.9 the prior month.
Airbus delayed the shipping of the first A350-1000 jet to Qatar Airways.
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(END) Dow Jones Newswires
January 02, 2018 16:29 ET (21:29 GMT)