US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Nasdaq hits record; Wall St rallies on strong data
June 18 (Reuters) - The Nasdaq Composite closed at a record on Thursday with stocks on Wall Street boosted by strong economic data.
The Dow Jones industrial average rose 178.83 points, or 1 percent, to 18,114.57, the S&P 500 gained 20.57 points, or 0.98 percent, to 2,121.01 and the Nasdaq Composite added 68.07 points, or 1.34 percent, to 5,132.95. (Reporting By Sinead Carew; Editing by Nick Zieminski)
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