How the Dow Jones industrial average fared Friday

How the Dow Jones industrial average and other major indexes fared Friday

Associated Press

Stocks held on to small gains Friday, delivering the latest record high closes for major indexes. The Dow Jones industrial average closed at a new high, while the Standard & Poor's 500 index marked its third in as many days. The major stock indexes all finished ahead for the week. The S&P 500 has finished higher five out of the last six weeks.

On Friday:

The Dow Jones industrial average rose 25.62 points, or 0.2 percent, to 16,947.08.

The Standard & Poor's 500 index gained 3.39 points, or 0.2 percent, to close at 1,962.87.

The Nasdaq composite index added 8.71 points, or 0.2 percent, to 4,368.04.

For the week:

The Dow is up 171.34 points, or about 1 percent.

The S&P 500 is up 26.71 points, or 1.4 percent.

The Nasdaq gained 57.38 points, or 1.3 percent.

For the year:

The Dow is up 370.42 points, or 2.2 percent.

The S&P 500 index is up 114.51 points, or about 6.2 percent.

The Nasdaq is up 191.45 points, or 4.6 percent.

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