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

Energy companies led a decline on the stock market as crude oil continues to tumble. The price of oil dropped another 5 per cent Monday to $46 a barrel. That’s far below its recent peak of more than $100 a barrel last June. The slump means much lower profits for energy companies, even though consumers benefit by paying less for gas.

On Monday:

The Dow Jones industrial average fell 96.53 points, or 0.5 per cent, to 17,640.84.

The Standard & Poor’s 500 index shed 16.55 points, or 0.8 per cent, to 2,028.26

The Nasdaq composite lost 39.36 points, or 0.8 per cent, to 4,664.71.

For the year:

The Dow is down 182.23 points, or 1 per cent.

The S&P 500 index is down 30.64 points, or 1.5 per cent.

The Nasdaq is down 71.35 points, or 1.5 per cent.