US STOCKS-Tech, healthcare lead Wall St higher; Nasdaq hits record

miércoles 27 de mayo de 2015 16:33 GYT

* Tech rally lifts Nasdaq to record closing high

* Euro rises against dollar as Greece default fears fade

* Michael Kors slumps on weak sales, weighs on rivals

* Chipmakers Broadcom, Avago surge on M&A talks

* Indexes end up: Dow 0.7 pct, S&P 0.9 pct, Nasdaq 1.5 pct (Updates to close)

By Noel Randewich

May 27 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks ended sharply higher on Wednesday and the Nasdaq logged a record high close, led by a rebound in technology and healthcare stocks and optimism that Greece would avoid defaulting on its debt.

Reports that Athens and its creditors were near a deal pushed the euro higher against the dollar, partly reversing recent moves. EU officials, however, dismissed Greek claims an aid agreement was being drafted.

Investors said U.S. stocks were oversold in the previous session, when concerns about Greece and foreign exchange pushed Wall Street to its steepest fall in three weeks.   Continuación...