Wall Street closed near sessions high on Wednesday after Federal Reserve left rates unchanged near zero percent.
Investors also tuned into testimony in Washington from America's most prominent chief executives in the IT world, who were fielding tough questions on their business practices amid allegations they wield their market power to thwart competition.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average was up over 160-points to 26-thousand 539, while the S&P 500 was up by one.2 percent .
The NASDAQ Composite rose nearly one.3 percent to around 10-thousand 542 at the close.
Oil prices was also on the rise, Brent crude up one.3 percent, and WTI, closed higher at 41-dollars 30-cents a barrel.