US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St rises after strong retail sales data

jueves 11 de junio de 2015 16:07 GYT

NEW YORK, June 11 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks edged higher on Thursday led by defensive sectors, including healthcare, while retail sales data boosted hopes for consumer spending.

The Dow Jones industrial average rose 38.97 points, or 0.22 percent, to 18,039.37, the S&P 500 gained 3.67 points, or 0.17 percent, to 2,108.87 and the Nasdaq Composite added 5.82 points, or 0.11 percent, to 5,082.51. (Reporting by Rodrigo Campos; Editing by Nick Zieminski)