Dow hits 26,000 for first time

(Reuters) - The Dow Jones Industrial Average touched the 26,000-mark for the first time on Tuesday and other Wall Street indexes climbed as strong earnings from UnitedHealth and Citigroup helped lift the sentiment.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 198.99 points, or 0.77 percent, to 26,002.18. The S&P 500 gained 13.76 points, or 0.493856 percent, to 2,800. The Nasdaq Composite added 45.95 points, or 0.63 percent, to 7,307.01.

(Reporting by Sruthi Shankar in Bengaluru; Editing by Anil D'Silva)

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Markets

NASDAQ 7,239.47 -16.97 -0.23%
S&P 500 2,732.22 1.02 0.04%
DJIA 25,219.38 19.01 0.08%
NIKKEI 225 21,925.10 -224.11 -1.01%
HANG SENG 30,873.63 -241.80 -0.78%
DAX 12,407.64 22.04 0.18%
USD (per EUR) 1.23 -0.01 -0.48%
USD (per CHF) 0.94 0.01 0.63%
JPY (per USD) 107.19 0.48 0.45%
GBP (per USD) 1.40 0.00 -0.04%

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