US stocks inched higher on Friday as bank stocks rose and tech stocks recovered, with investor optimism back as Trump administration cleared a hurdle to lower taxes.
Bank of America's 2 per cent gain was the biggest boost to the S&P. Apple led the gains in the technology index as it rose 0.
60 percent after falling 2.5 percent on Thursday.
The Republican-controlled Senate approved a budget blueprint for the 2018 fiscal year in a pursuit to legislate the tax-cut package without Democratic support.
Hopes of tax cuts have.....