US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St ends slightly higher after Fed minutes

miércoles 8 de abril de 2015 16:16 GYT

April 8 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks ended a volatile session with modest gains on Wednesday after minutes from a U.S. Federal Reserve meeting indicated that the central bank remained on track for a rate hike this year.

The Dow Jones industrial average rose 27.09 points, or 0.15 percent, to 17,902.51, the S&P 500 gained 5.57 points, or 0.27 percent, to 2,081.9 and the Nasdaq Composite added 40.59 points, or 0.83 percent, to 4,950.82.

(Reporting by Tanya Agrawal; Editing by Meredith Mazzilli)