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US stocks close higher as Senate reaches deal to end shutdown

Mon, 22 Jan 2018 21:37:13 +0000

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- U.S. stocks closed in the green as the Senate reached a deal to end the government shutdown.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average jumped 142.88 (+0.55 percent), finishing the session at 26,214.60.

The Nasdaq climbed 71.65 (+0.98 percent) to close at 7,408.03, while the S&P 500 finished trading at 2,832.97, up 22.67 (+0.81 percent) for the day.

Crude oil prices were about 0.5 percent higher and under $64 per barrel.

Winners and Losers: Tech stocks, like Amazon (+2.53 percent) and Microsoft (+1.79 percent), led Wall Street with gains.

Juno Therapeutics soared 26.82 percent after Celgene agreed to acquire the biopharmaceutical company for $9 billion.

ADT tumbled 7.59 percent as the home security firm continued to feel the effects of going public.

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