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US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Tech gains lead Wall St to record

NEW YORK, Nov 21 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks jumped and the S&P 500 closed at a record high for the first time in about two weeks on Tuesday, led by gains in this year's top-performing technology sector.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 160.36 points, or 0.68 percent, to 23,590.69, the S&P 500 gained 16.91 points, or 0.65 percent, to 2,599.05 and the Nasdaq Composite added 71.76 points, or 1.06 percent, to 6,862.48. (Reporting by Chuck Mikolajczak; Editing by James Dalgleish)