Dow, S&P 500 end up after White House adviser's trade comments

Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, U.S., November 26, 2018. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The S&P 500 and Dow edged higher on Tuesday after White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said a meeting between President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart on Saturday was an opportunity to “turn the page” on a trade war.

Based on the latest available data, the Dow Jones Industrial Average .DJI rose 108.49 points, or 0.44 percent, to 24,748.73, the S&P 500 .SPX gained 8.67 points, or 0.32 percent, to 2,682.12 and the Nasdaq Composite .IXIC added 0.85 points, or 0.01 percent, to 7,082.70.

Reporting by Caroline Valetkevitch; editing by Jonathan Oatis

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