Market Close Report: Historical high reached as NASDAQ Composite Index closes at 5,563.65.


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Wednesday's session closes with the NASDAQ Composite Index reaching a historical high. The index closed at 5,563.65 up 11.83 for the day. The index first reached the 5000 mark on 01/10/2017 The total shares traded for the NASDAQ was over 2.1 billion.

Advancers stocks led declining by 1.21 to 1 ratio. There were 1583 advancers and 1313 decliners for the day. On the NASDAQ Stock Exchange 65 stocks reached a 52 week high and 14 reaching lows. The most active, advancers, decliners, unusual volume and most active by dollar volume can be monitored intraday on the Most Active Stocks page.

The NASDAQ 100 index closed up .3% for the day; a total of 15.04 points. The current value is 5,050.21. Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ( ALXN ) had the largest percent change down (-4.96%) while Liberty Global plc ( LBTYA ) had the largest percent change gain rising 2.65%.

The Dow Jones index closed up .5% for the day; a total of 98.75 points. The current value is 19,954.28. Pfizer, Inc. ( PFE ) had the largest percent change down (-1.82%) while Merck & Company, Inc. ( MRK ) had the largest percent change gain rising 2.85%.

NASDAQ Market Wrap

As of 1/11/2017 4:44:01 PM

NASDAQ COMPOSITE INDEX
5,563.65
milestone closes at
65
STOCKS REACHED A 52 WEEK HIGH
14
THOSE REACHING LOWS TOTALED
 
Liberty Global plc [LBTYA]
TOPS ADVANCERS LIST
OF NASDAQ 100 INDEX
%
2.65
ROSE
 
 

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This article appears in: News Headlines , US Markets
Referenced Symbols: ALXN , LBTYA , PFE , MRK


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