US STOCKS-Nasdaq hits 15-year high, propelled by tech triumvirate

viernes 24 de abril de 2015 14:33 GYT

* Amazon shares touch life high after revenue beats estimates

* Xerox slumps to year low as it cuts forecast

* Time Warner Cable rises after Comcast abandons merger

* Indexes up: Dow 0.17 pct, S&P 0.3 pct, Nasdaq 0.8 pct (Updates to mid-afternoon)

By Noel Randewich

April 24 (Reuters) - The Nasdaq Composite hit a 15-year intraday high on Friday afternoon, propelled by strong results from tech behemoths Google, Amazon and Microsoft.

The S&P 500 also hit a record intraday high for a second straight day.

Amazon surged 15 percent to a lifetime high after its revenue beat estimates.

Google gained 3.6 percent after reporting higher quarterly results while Microsoft jumped 9.4 percent after it topped estimates.   Continuación...