US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Energy shares help Wall Street to slight gains

viernes 8 de abril de 2016 16:03 GYT

NEW YORK, April 8 (Reuters) - A sharp rally in crude oil and energy shares helped the Dow and S&P 500 to end with slight gains on Friday, while a drop in shares of biotechs weighed on Nasdaq.

The Dow Jones industrial average rose 35.27 points, or 0.2 percent, to 17,577.23, the S&P 500 gained 5.7 points, or 0.28 percent, to 2,047.61 and the Nasdaq Composite added 2.32 points, or 0.05 percent, to 4,850.69. (Reporting by Caroline Valetkevitch; Editing by Nick Zieminski)