BRIEF-TSMC orders machinery equipment worth T$1.7 billion
* Says orders machinery equipment worth T$1.7 billion ($53.42 million) from Daifuku Co Ltd, Tokyo Electron Ltd and Applied Materials South East Asia Pte Ltd
NEW YORK Nov 23 Wall Street extended gains Friday, with the Nasdaq Composite index jumping 1 percent, on signs of progress in talks about releasing aid to Greece and as investors bid up retail shares on Black Friday, the start of the holiday shopping season.
The Dow Jones industrial average rose 113.58 points, or 0.88 percent, to 12,950.47. The S&P 500 gained 12.53 points, or 0.90 percent, to 1,403.56. The Nasdaq Composite added 29.47 points, or 1.01 percent, to 2,956.02.
Leading gains on Nasdaq was Microsoft, up 2.5 percent at $27.63.
Dec 9 The following are the top stories in the Wall Street Journal. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.
The following stocks may be affected by newspaper reports and other factors on Friday: