facebook
twitter
search
search

Stocks climb Friday

Jan. 25, 2013 at 5:04 PM

NEW YORK, Jan. 25 (UPI) -- U.S. stock indexes rose Friday in New York, continuing a winning streak to four consecutive weeks.

By close of trading, the Dow Jones industrial average added 70.65 points or 0.51 percent to 13,895.98.

The Nasdaq composite of tech-oriented stocks gained 19.33 points or 0.62 percent to 3,149.71. The Standard and Poor's 500 index added 8.14 points or 0.54 percent to 1,502.96.

On the New York Stock Exchange, 1,875 stocks advanced and 1,143 declined on a volume of 3.4 billion shares traded.

The 10-year treasury note fell 28/32 to yield 1.954 percent.

Against the dollar, the euro rose to $1.3457 from Thursday's $1.3377. The dollar rose against the yen, hitting 90.84 yen from 90.33 yen.

In Tokyo, the Nikkei 225 index gained 2.88 percent, 305.78 points, to 10,926.65.

In London, the FTSE 100 index climbed 0.31 percent, 19.54 points, to 6,284.45.

Related UPI Stories
Latest Headlines
Trending Stories
Chelsea Clinton accidentally calls Bernie 'President Sanders'
Watch every star-studded Super Bowl commercial of 2016
Susan Sarandon responds to Piers Morgan criticizing cleavage
Two Virginia Tech students plotted 13-year-old's death, prosecutors said
Colin Powell, Condoleezza Rice got classified email on private accounts