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

Stocks gained ground early Monday as they came off their best week in 2015, but faded in afternoon trading and the market sustained small losses for the day.

For Monday:

The Dow Jones industrial average lost 31.13 points, or 0.2 per cent, to 17,792.68.

The S&P 500 index declined 2.58 points, or 0.1 per cent, to 2,086.59.

The Nasdaq composite index fell 2.44 points, or 0.1 per cent, to 5,102.48.

For the year:

The Dow is down 30.39 points, or 0.2 per cent.

The S&P is up 27.69 points, or 1.3 per cent.

The Nasdaq is up 366.42 points, or 7.7 per cent.