U.S. stocks closed higher Friday for the fourth day in a row, staging a big comeback after a swoon following Britain’s historic vote to leave the European Union. The U.S. market ended the week up 3 per cent, its biggest weekly gain since November. British stocks have regained all the ground they lost since the vote last week, and U.S. stocks have come close.
The Dow Jones industrial average climbed 19.38 points, or 0.1 per cent, to 17,949.37.
The Standard & Poor’s 500 gained 4.09 points, or 0.2 per cent, to 2,102.95.
The Nasdaq composite added 19.89 points, or 0.4 per cent, to 4,862.57.
For the week:
The Dow is up 548.62 points, or 3.2 per cent.
The S&P 500 is up 65.54 points, or 3.2 per cent.
The Nasdaq is up 154.59 points, or 3.3 per cent.
For the year:
The Dow is up 524.34 points, or 3 per cent.
The S&P 500 is up 59.01 points, or 2.9 per cent.
The Nasdaq is down 144.84 points, or 2.9 per cent.