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S&P 500 rides Microsoft, Amazon to record close north of 4,000

The S&P 500 surged on Thursday (April 1) to its first-ever close above the 4,000 mark, lifted by gains in Microsoft, Amazon and Alphabet, as well as optimism about a recovering U.S. economy.

Unofficially, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0.53% to end at 33,155.85 points, while the S&P 500 gained 1.19% to 4,020.07.

The Nasdaq Composite climbed 1.76% to 13,480.28.

(Production: Hyeongmi Kim, Conway G. Gittens, Aleksandra Michalska)

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