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Wall Street Close: Benchmarks mostly higher despite poor risk appetite

  • US stocks were pulling themselves out of the doldrums on Thursday.
  • Nasdaq Composite was edging to a record close.

Benchmark closing prices

  • The Nasdaq COMP, +0.20% closed higehr by 19 points, or 0.2%, to end near 9,402, beating its previous 17 Jan record finish of 9,388.94.
  • The S&P 500 SPX added around 4 points, or 0.1%, to end near 3,326.
  • The Dow Jones Industrial Average, or DJIA, was the laggard, ending around 26 points lower near 29,160, a loss of 0.1%.


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