S&P inches closer to record as energy leads | Reuters

NEW YORK The S&P 500 inched closer to its record high on Tuesday, helped by a big jump in energy shares and enthusiasm following Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's speech this week.

The Dow Jones industrial average .DJI rose 19.52 points, or 0.11 percent, to 17,939.85, the S&P 500 .SPX gained 2.8 points, or 0.13 percent, to 2,112.21 and the Nasdaq Composite .IXIC dropped 6.96 points, or 0.14 percent, to 4,961.75.


(Reporting by Chuck Mikolajczak; Editing by Nick Zieminski)

This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is generated by auto-feed.


Updated Date: Jun 08, 2016 01:45 AM

Also Watch

It's A Wrap: Omerta star Rajkummar Rao in conversation with Parul Sharma
  • Thursday, April 26, 2018 In the Kanjarbhat community, a campaign against 'virginity tests' is slowly gaining ground
  • Thursday, April 19, 2018 Watch: National-level skater and coach Dhwanit Rele trains and nurtures budding athletes
  • Monday, May 14, 2018 FOMO Episode 1: Google Assistant, This is America, Sonam's wedding & Global Warming
  • Saturday, May 19, 2018 Social Media Star: Rajkummar Rao and Bhuvan Bam open up about selfie culture, online trolls

Also See