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Coke, United Technologies results boost Wall St

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The S&P 500 and Nasdaq approached record highs on Tuesday, lifted by upbeat quarterly earnings reports from Coca-Cola Co and United Technologies Corp.

NEW YORK, July 23 (Reuters) - The S&P 500 and Nasdaq approached record highs on Tuesday, lifted by upbeat quarterly earnings reports from Coca-Cola Co KO.N and United Technologies Corp UTX.N.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average .DJI rose 177.29 points, or 0.65%, to 27,349.19, the S&P 500 .SPX gained 20.44 points, or 0.68%, to 3,005.47 and the Nasdaq Composite .IXIC added 47.27 points, or 0.58%, to 8,251.40.

(Reporting by Noel Randewich; Editing by Dan Grebler)

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