U.S. Stocks Add To Gains After Fed Decision

By Anora MahmudovaMarketsMarketWatch Pulse

U.S. stocks extended modest gains after the Federal Reserve left key interest rates unchanged and said a rate hike was likely in the near future. The S&P 500 was up 7 points, or 0.3%, to 2,147, with nearly all main sectors trading higher. The Dow Jones Industrial Average advanced 54 points, or 0.3%, to 18,177. The Nasdaq Composite was up 13 points, or 0.3%, to 5,254.

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