US stocks finish higher, post monthly gains

2020-07-31 22:49:20 GMT (Economies.com)
US stocks finish higher, post monthly gains

US stocks rose on Friday, led by the tech shares, to post weekly and monthly gains.

 

Data showed today that the US personal spending index rose 5.6% in June, while personal income fell 1.1%.

 

To the oil market, West Texas Intermediate (WTI) rose 0.9% to close at $40.27 a barrel, and posted a 2.5% weekly loss and a 2.5% monthly gain, with a day high of $40.5 and a low of $39.9.

 

Brent October futures rose 0.6% to $43.52 a barrel, and hit a high of $63.8 and a low of $62.3.

 

As for stocks, Dow Jones rose 0.4% or 114 points to settle at 26,428, and scored monthly gains of 2.4% and weekly loss of 0.2%, with a session-high of 26,440 and a low of 26,013.

 

Nasdaq rose 1.5% or 157 points to 10,745, with weekly gains of 3.7% and monthly gains of 6.8%, a high of 10,747 and a low of 10,557.

 

S&P 500 rose 0.8% or 25 points to close at 3,271, with 1.7% weekly gains and 5.5% monthly gains, and hit a high of 3,272 and a low of 3,220.

 
 
 
  Symbol Last Change Chg.%
1.1785
0.0075
0.6435%
1.3052
0.0037
0.2828%
Tadawul
7499.97
10.08
0.13%
28.209
3.962
16.340%
41.550
1.115
2.757%
44.64
-0.45
1.00%
2032.160
62.805
3.189%
 
 
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