Stocks rose across the globe Friday, capping off a seesaw month for investors, after the Bank of Japan unexpectedly announced new stimulus to boost the country’s struggling economy.
The Dow rose 195.10 points, or 1.1 per cent, to 17,390.52.
The S&P 500 rose 23.40 points, or 1.2 per cent, to 2,018.05.
The Nasdaq composite rose 64.60 points, or 1.4 per cent, to 4,630.74.
For the week:
The Dow rose 585.11 points, or 3.5 per cent.
The S&P 500 index rose 53.47 points, or 2.7 per cent.
The Nasdaq rose 147.03 points, or 3.3 per cent.
For the year:
The Dow is up 813.86 points, or 4.9 per cent.
The S&P 500 index is up 169.69 points, or 9.2 per cent.
The Nasdaq is up 454.15 points, or 10.9 per cent.