Market Snapshot: Dow snaps 4-day losing streak; financials, tax-cut hopes provide lift

U.S. stocks rose on Wednesday, with the Dow industrials ending a four-day losing streak and the small-cap Russell 2000 notching a record close as President Donald Trump and congressional Republicans touted a sweeping tax overhaul.

What did the main equity benchmarks do?

The Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.25% rose 56.39 points, or 0.3%, to end at 22,340.71, erasing an earlier loss. The S&P 500 SPX, +0.41% rose 10.2 points, or 0.4%, to close at 2,507.04, less than 0.1% from a record close set last week. The index hit an all-time intraday high of 2,511.75 during the session.

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