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Wall Street gains, buoyed by trade optimism

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Wall Street was led higher by tariff-sensitive technology and industrial stocks on Wednesday after China extended an olive branch ahead of next month's trade negotiations with the United States.

NEW YORK, Sept 11 (Reuters) - Wall Street was led higher by tariff-sensitive technology and industrial stocks on Wednesday after China extended an olive branch ahead of next month's trade negotiations with the United States.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average .DJI rose 226.6 points, or 0.84%, to 27,136.03, the S&P 500 .SPX gained 21.34 points, or 0.72%, to 3,000.73 and the Nasdaq Composite .IXIC added 85.52 points, or 1.06%, to 8,169.68.

(Reporting by Stephen Culp Editing by Chris Reese)

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