US STOCKS EDGE HIGHER

New York – U.S. stocks closed higher Thursday after suffering their biggest fall in months.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 56.09 points, or 0.27 percent, to end at 20,663.02.

S and P 500 gained 8.69 points, or 0.37 percent, to finish at 2,365.72.

The Nasdaq Composite added 43.89 points, or 0.73 percent, to close at 6,055.13.

Source: Qatar News Agency