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US stocks close positive amid Fed's script

FXStreet (San Francisco) - Wall Street closed with gains on Wednesday as investors cheered Fed's statement and its confirmation to end bond buying programme but to maintain rates unchanged at least until next year.

The Dow Jones closed at new high despite late pullback and after rising 27.88 pts or 0.15%, the DJIA closed at 17,156.85. The S&P 500 recovered the 2,000 level after gaining 2.59 points or 0.13% to 2,001.57.

The Nasdaq Composite climbed 9.43 points or 0.21% to finish the session at 4,562.19.

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