U.S. stock-market indexes hit all-time highs Tuesday, extending solid gains from the previous session with investor optimism boosted by the much-anticipated Apple event with a lineup of new products. Investors were also feeling relieved that the damage from Hurricane Irma was less severe than expected, while the international community delivered a list of sanctions on North Korea. The S&P 500 advanced 4 points, or 0.2%, to 2,492.60, hitting an intraday record. The Nasdaq Composite index rose 13 points, or 0.2% to 6,445, also trading in record territory. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 48 points, 0.2%, to 22,106 at the open. Among the best performers on Wall Street,Gap, Inc. jumped more than 3%.
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