FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., November 6, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
(Reuters) – The S&P 500 and Dow Jones indexes hit record highs on Thursday, helped by gains in technology stocks on signs of progress in U.S.-China trade relations and a fresh batch of largely upbeat earnings reports.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average .DJI rose 97.60 points, or 0.36%, at the open to 27,590.16.
Reporting by Shreyashi Sanyal in Bengaluru; Editing by Arun Koyyur