The major U.S. stock indexes finished mostly higher Friday after a broad rally faded in the last minutes of trading as Wall Street closed out the final day of the second quarter.
Industrial stocks led the gainers. Consumer-focused companies also rose. Utilities, technology and health care companies were among the stocks that finished with modest losses.
The Standard & Poor’s 500 index rose 3.71 points, or 0.2 per cent, to 2,423.41.
The Dow Jones industrial average gained 62.60 points, or 0.3 per cent, to 21,349.63.
The Nasdaq composite lost 3.93 points, or 0.1 per cent, to 6,140.42.
The Russell 2000 index of smaller company stocks gave up 0.84 points, or 0.1 per cent, to 1,415.36.
For the week:
The S&P 500 is down 14.89 points, or 0.6 per cent.
The Dow is down 45.13 points, or 0.2 per cent.
The Nasdaq is down 124.83 points, or 2 per cent.
The Russell 2000 is up 0.58 points, or 0.04 per cent.
For the year:
The S&P 500 is up 184.58 points, or 8.2 per cent.
The Dow is up 1,587.03 points, or 8 per cent.
The Nasdaq is up 757.30 points, or 14.1 per cent.
The Russell 2000 is up 58.23 points, or 4.3 per cent.
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