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S&P 500, Dow Jump to Records After Deal on Greek Aid Extension

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U.S. stocks rose, sending benchmark indexes to records, after European officials reached a deal to extend Greece’s aid for four months.

The Standard & Poor’s 500 Index climbed 0.6 percent to a record 2,110.30 at 4 p.m. in New York. The Dow Jones Industrial Average added 154.67 points, or 0.9 percent, to 18,140.44, also an all-time high. The Russell 2000 Index reached a record, and the Nasdaq Composite Index rallied 0.6 percent, up for an eighth straight day to its highest level since March 2000.