US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St rallies to cap worst January in 7 years
NEW YORK Jan 29 (Reuters) - Wall Street surged more than 2 percent on Friday after the Bank of Japan unexpectedly cut interest rates and Microsoft led a strong rally in technology shares, repairing some of the damage to the S&P 500's worst January since 2009.
The Dow Jones industrial average rose 390.08 points, or 2.43 percent, to 16,459.72, the S&P 500 gained 46 points, or 2.43 percent, to 1,939.36 and the Nasdaq Composite added 107.28 points, or 2.38 percent, to 4,613.95. (Reporting by Chuck Mikolajczak; Editing by James Dalgleish)
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