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Sept. 24, 2020, 3:49 p.m. EDT

Dow's nearly 50-point jump highlighted by gains in shares of Goldman Sachs, Apple Inc.

By MarketWatch Automation

The Dow Jones Industrial Average is climbing Thursday afternoon with shares of Goldman Sachs and Apple Inc. seeing positive momentum for the blue-chip average. Shares of Goldman Sachs (NYS:GS) and Apple Inc. (NAS:AAPL) have contributed around a quarter of the index's intraday rally, as the Dow (DOW:DJIA) was most recently trading 43 points, or 0.2%, higher. Goldman Sachs's shares have risen $9.47, or 5.1%, while those of Apple Inc. are up $1.51, or 1.4%, combining for a roughly 72-point bump for the Dow. Other components contributing significantly to the gain include Microsoft (NAS:MSFT) , Coca-Cola (NYS:KO) , and Merck (NYS:MRK) . A $1 move in any of the Dow's 30 components results in a 6.58-point swing.

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