Dow Update

July 8, 2020, 2:23 p.m. EDT

Dow up 61 points on gains in shares of Apple Inc., Microsoft

By MarketWatch Automation

Behind strong returns for shares of Apple Inc. and Microsoft, the Dow Jones Industrial Average is climbing Wednesday afternoon. Shares of Apple Inc. (NAS:AAPL) and Microsoft (NAS:MSFT) have contributed to the blue-chip gauge's intraday rally, as the Dow (DOW:DJIA) was most recently trading 61 points higher (0.2%). Apple Inc.'s shares are up $7.14 (1.9%) while those of Microsoft are up $3.47 (1.7%), combining for an approximately 73-point boost for the Dow. Other components contributing significantly to the gain include Nike (NYS:NKE) , Walt Disney (NYS:DIS) , and Boeing (NYS:BA) . A $1 move in any of the index's 30 components equates to a 6.86-point swing.

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