Major indices close higher
It is a new record close for the S&P index. The index closed up 22.58 points at 2964.34 (up 0.77%). That close surpassed the old record at 2954.18. The index also moved to a new intraday high at 2977.93. That surpassed the old intraday high at 2964.15.
The final numbers are showing:
- S&P index +22.58 points or 0.77% at 2964.34
- NASDAQ index +84.92 points or 1.06% at 8091.16
- Dow rose 117.47 points or 0.44% at 26717.43
Below are the % changes of the major indices in the North American and European markets. The major indices closed off higher levels.