Agence France-PresseApril 10, 2013 16:15
US stocks powered to new record highs Wednesday after Federal Reserve meeting minutes suggested the Fed's easy-money policies would remain in place for a while longer.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 128.86 (0.88 percent) to 14,802.32, a new all-time closing high.
The broad-based S&P 500 surged 19.11 (1.22 percent) higher to 1,587.72, also a record.
The Nasdaq Composite Index rose 59.39 (1.83 percent) to 3,297.76, reaching its highest level since November 2000.