U.S. employers added 217,000 jobs in May, in line with what economists expected. The unemployment rate stayed put at 6.3 per cent.
The Standard & Poor's 500 index rose seven points, or 0.4 per cent, to 1,947 as of
The Dow Jones industrial average rose 65 points, or 0.4 per cent, to 16,901. The Nasdaq composite increased 21 points, or 0.5 per cent, to 4,317.
Bond prices rose. The yield on the 10-year Treasury note fell to 2.57 per cent.
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