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S&P 500 and the Dow each clocked their biggest single-session point gains on record

The S&P 500 and the Dow each clocked their biggest single-session point gains on record on Wednesday.

The S&P 500 (^GSPC) rose 4.96%, or 116.6 points, as of market close. The Dow (^DJI) surged 4.98%, or 1,086.25 points. The Nasdaq (^IXIC) rose 5.84%, or 361.44 points.

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