Market Snapshot: Stock indexes hit records as Senate passes bill to reopen federal government

U.S. stock-market indexes shook off concerns about a partial government shutdown after the Senate approved a procedural bill that would allow government to end a multiday shutdown.

Read:Recap of Senate vote on reopening the federal government

What are the main benchmarks doing?

The S&P 500 SPX, +0.81% rose 14 points, or 0.5%, to 2,824 with nine of its 11 main sectors, led by energy and telecommunication services.

The Nasdaq Composite Index COMP, +0.98% was up 53 points, or 0.7%, at 7,389. Earlier the technology-laden index touched an intraday record at 7,392.06, thanks to a jump in biotechnology stocks.

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