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Stocks rise Monday with trading light

Dec. 10, 2012 at 6:45 PM

NEW YORK, Dec. 10 (UPI) -- Wall Street stocks posted muted gains Monday with under 3 billion shares traded.

By close of trading in New York, the Dow Jones industrial average added 14.75 points, or 0.11 percent, to 13,169.88.

The tech-heavy Nasdaq index gained 8.92 points, or 0.3 percent, to 2,986.96. The Standard and Poor's 500 added 0.48 points, or 0.03 percent, to 1,418.55.

On the New York Stock Exchange, 1,678 stocks advanced and 1,356 declined on a volume of 2.9 billion shares traded.

The 10-year treasury note rose 2/32 to yield 1.621 percent.

The euro rose to $1.2938 from Friday's $1.2926. The dollar fell to 82.36 yen from 82.49 yen.

Japan's Nikkei 225 index added 0.07 percent, 6.36 points, to 9,533.75.

Britain's FTSE 100 index gained 0.12 percent, 7.23 points, to 5,921.63.

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