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Wall Street advance as investors weigh latest on Russia-Ukraine

Business Standard | 26/02/2022 02:13 PM | Click to read full article

US stocks climbed Friday as investors continued to assess the financial risks stemming from Russia's invasion of Ukraine. The Dow Jones Industrial Average added 834.92 points, or 2.5%, closing at 34,058.75. 

Market sentiment got a boost Friday after the Kremlin reportedly said that Russian President Vladimir Putin is ready to send a delegation to Belarusian capital Minsk for negotiations with Ukraine.