Led by positive gains for shares of Apple Inc. and Travelers, the Dow Jones Industrial Average is up Friday morning. The Dow DJIA, +0.90% was most recently trading 205 points, or 0.8%, higher, as shares of Apple Inc. AAPL, +2.47% and Travelers TRV, +1.59% have contributed to the blue-chip gauge’s intraday rally. Apple Inc.’s shares are up $5.03 (2.3%) while those of Travelers are up $2.43, or 1.7%, combining for a roughly 51-point bump for the Dow. Visa V, +1.75%, Johnson & Johnson JNJ, +1.85%, and Merck MRK, +2.27% are also contributing significantly to the gain. A $1 move in any of the benchmark’s 30 components equates to a 6.78-point swing.
Apple Inc., Travelers share gains lead Dow's 200-point climb
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