New York, - U.S. stocks rose to fresh records Friday.

The Dow industrials rose 142.04 points, or 0.7%, to 19756.85.

The S&P 500 gained 13.34 points, or 0.6%, to 2259.53, ending the week up 3.1%.

Both indexes closed at fresh records for the third session in a row. Since the election, the Dow industrials have hit a record 14 times, while the S&P 500 has risen to highs seven times.

Source: Qatar News Agency