How the Dow Jones industrial average did on Monday

How the Dow Jones industrial average and other major indexes fared on Monday

Associated Press

U.S. stocks closed higher Monday as investors remained confident that stimulus measures from global central banks will help spur economic growth. Gains were led by the so-called consumer discretionary sector, which includes retailers like Coach, Urban Outfitters and Gap, ahead of the crucial holiday sales season. The Dow Jones industrial average and the Standard & Poor's 500 index edged further into record territory.

Monday:

The Dow climbed 7.84 points, or 0.3 percent, to 17,817.90.

The S&P 500 index added 5.91 points, or 0.3 percent, to 2,069.41.

The Nasdaq composite rose 41.92 points, or 0.9 percent, to 4,754.89.

For the year:

The Dow is up 1,241.24 points, or 7.5 percent.

The S&P 500 index is up 221.05 points, or 12 percent.

The Nasdaq is up 578.30 points, or 13.9 percent.

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