Shares Of Twitter Gain 5% In Afternoon Trade Among Broad Tech Rally

By Caitlin HustonMarketWatch Pulse

Shares of Twitter were up 5% in afternoon trade Thursday, taking it back over its IPO price of $26 amid a broad rally in technology stocks. Shares of Amazon were up 3%, shares of Facebook were up 2% and shares of Yahoo were up 3%. Shares of Twitter dipped below the IPO price of $26 in intraday trade this week and last among a greater market selloff. The stock gained 3% this week, compared to the S&P 500's gain of 1%.

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