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US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Trade hopes propel Wall Street to records; healthcare climbs

NEW YORK, Nov 15 (Reuters) - Wall Street's main stock indexes closed at record levels on Friday, fueled by fresh optimism over a potential calming of U.S.-China trade tensions and by big gains in shares of healthcare companies.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 221.71 points, or 0.8%, to 28,003.67, the S&P 500 gained 23.72 points, or 0.77%, to 3,120.35 and the Nasdaq Composite added 61.81 points, or 0.73%, to 8,540.83. (Reporting by Lewis Krauskopf; Editing by Sandra Maler)