November 25, 2009 / 9:14 PM / 8 years ago

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St gains on recovery bets, weak dollar

NEW YORK, Nov 25 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks rose on Wednesday, sending both the Dow and the S&P 500 to fresh 13-month closing highs, as economic data reinforced hopes of stabilization in the labor and housing markets, but traded volume was light ahead of the Thanksgiving Day holiday.

* Weakness in the U.S. dollar .DXY also supported stocks.

* The Dow Jones industrial average .DJI was up 30.69 points, or 0.29 percent, to end unofficially at 10,464.40. The Standard & Poor’s 500 Index .SPX was up 4.98 points, or 0.45 percent, to finish unofficially at 1,110.63. The Nasdaq Composite Index .IXIC was up 6.87 points, or 0.32 percent, to close unofficially at 2,176.05. (Reporting by Ellis Mnyandu; Editing by Jan Paschal) ((Ellis.Mnyandu@thomsonreuters.com; +1 646 223 6085; Reuters Messaging:ellis.mnyandu.reuters.com@reuters.net))

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