S&P fails record-breaking attempt
Closing today sold the S&P index into the red after trading above most of the day. However, it ends the day with little benefit.
The NASDAQ index will also close near the lowest level of its session, but it was stronger that day and will close at a record level.
Highlights of the day:
- NASDAQ traded a new intraday record of 15379.50
- The NASDAQ index closed at a record level for the 33rd time this year
- The S&P index remained at an all-time high and failed to maintain a record closing level.
- The NASDAQ is up for the second day in a row
The final numbers show:
- Dow industry average felt -47.51 points or -0.13% at 35313.22
- The S&P index rose 1.49 points or 0.03%, 4,524.17
- The NASDAQ index rose 50.15 points or 0.33% to 15,309.38
- Russell 2000 rose 13.28 points, or 0.58%, to 2287.06
Looking at the S&P sector, the benefits were driven by:
- Real estate, + 1.7%
- Utilities, + 1.3%
- Consumables, + 0.5%
- Side + 0.5%
The renunciations were led by:
- Energy, -1.5%
- Financial data, -0.6%
- Industrial industry -0.4%
- Material -0.3%