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US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall Street hits fresh highs on talk of trade deal signing

NEW YORK, Dec 19 (Reuters) - Wall Street's major indexes resumed their rally with fresh records on Thursday as U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said an initial U.S.-China trade deal would be signed in early January.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 136.59 points, or 0.48%, to 28,375.87, the S&P 500 gained 14.13 points, or 0.44%, to 3,205.27 and the Nasdaq Composite added 59.48 points, or 0.67%, to 8,887.22. (Reporting by April Joyner Editing by Chris Reese)