Shares of tech companies rose after strong earnings from a computer-services giant.
International Business Machines rose as much as 10% after the provider of services, hardware and software posted revenue growth in some of its newer business lines, such as the Watson artificial-intelligence platform.
Electronic Arts shares declined after the videogame maker put the development of a Star Wars game on hold.
Rob Curran, firstname.lastname@example.org
(END) Dow Jones Newswires
October 18, 2017 17:17 ET (21:17 GMT)