US STOCKS-Wall St rises with tech shares; DuPont drags

viernes 27 de junio de 2014 18:06 GYT

* DuPont drops after outlook cut

* Volume soars on Russell Indexes reconstitution

* Consumer sentiment rises in June - U Michigan

* Dow up 0.03 pct; S&P 500 up 0.2 pct; Nasdaq up 0.4 pct (Updates close with latest volume, other big stock movers)

By Caroline Valetkevitch

NEW YORK, June 27 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks ended modestly higher on Friday, led by technology shares, though downbeat second-quarter and full-year forecasts from DuPont Co kept a lid on gains.

The S&P 500 technology index rose 0.6 percent, bolstered by Apple Inc, up 1.2 percent at $91.98, in another session this week where the Nasdaq outperformed the other two major indexes.

Both the Dow and the S&P 500 ended the week with slight losses, while the Nasdaq scored a gain.

Trading volume, which has been low in recent weeks, surged to at least 8.9 billion shares on U.S. exchanges, according to BATS Global Markets. The spike in volume at Friday's close was the result of Russell Investments' final reconstitution of its indexes, which affected more than $5 trillion in assets. The average volume for the month to date is about 5.6 billion.   Continuación...