NEW YORK Nov 23 Wall Street extended gains
Friday, with the Nasdaq Composite index jumping 1 percent, on
signs of progress in talks about releasing aid to Greece and as
investors bid up retail shares on Black Friday, the start of the
holiday shopping season.
The Dow Jones industrial average rose 113.58 points,
or 0.88 percent, to 12,950.47. The S&P 500 gained 12.53
points, or 0.90 percent, to 1,403.56. The Nasdaq Composite
added 29.47 points, or 1.01 percent, to 2,956.02.
Leading gains on Nasdaq was Microsoft, up 2.5
percent at $27.63.