(CNBC) -- Stocks rose slightly on Wednesday amid renewed vaccine optimism while traders looked for clues on additional fiscal stimulus.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 73.89 points, or 0.2%, to 30,409.56. The 30-stock average eked out a record closing high. The S&P 500 climbed 0.1% to 3,732.04, and the Nasdaq Composite advanced 0.2% to close at 12,870. Wednesday marked the fourth positive session in five for both the Dow and S&P 500.
Disney rose more than 2% to lead the Dow higher. Energy and materials were the best-performing sectors in the S&P 500, jumping more than 1% each.
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