(CNBC) U.S. stocks rose sharply in choppy trading Thursday as the major indexes extended their current winning streak to five days. The move higher took place despite interest rates reaching multi-year highs.
The Dow Jones industrial average closed 306.88 points higher at 25,200.37, with Boeing as the biggest contributor of gains. The 30-stock index traded down 84 points at its session low.
The S&P 500 gained 1.2 percent to finish at 2,731.20, with utilities and tech as the best-performing sectors. The Nasdaq composite rose 1.6 percent to 7,256.43 after falling as much as 0.2 percent. Gains in Amazon, Netflix and Alphabet helped lift the tech-heavy index higher.
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