US STOCKS-Indexes higher, set for best week since October
* Nike jumps on buyback; biggest boost to Dow, S&P
* Abercrombie & Fitch surges after results
* Autodesk down after third-qtr loss
* Indexes up: Dow 0.69 pct, S&P 0.55 pct, Nasdaq 0.50 pct (Updates to open)
By Abhiram Nandakumar
Nov 20 (Reuters) - U.S. stock indexes were higher on Friday, led by Dow component Nike, setting them on track for their best weekly performance since October.
Nike's shares jumped 4.8 percent to $131.78 after the company announced a $12 billion share buyback and a 2-for-1 share split.
The stock provided the biggest boost to the Dow and the S&P 500, and helped lifted the S&P consumer discretionary index by about 1 percent.
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