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Market Close Report: Historical high reached as NASDAQ Composite Index closes at 8,109.69.

Wednesday's session closes with the NASDAQ Composite Index reaching a historical high. The index closed at 8,109.69 up 79.65 for the day. The index had a previous high 8030.03834 on 08/28/2018. The total shares traded for the NASDAQ was over 1.89 billion.

Advancers stocks led declining by 1.53 to 1 ratio. There were 1823 advancers and 1195 decliners for the day. On the NASDAQ Stock Exchange 114 stocks reached a 52 week high and 15 those reaching lows totaled. 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 1.19% for the day; a total of 89.93 points. The current value is 7,660.18.

The Dow Jones index closed up .23% for the day; a total of 60.55 points. The current value is 26,124.57. United Technologies Corporation ( UTX ) had the largest percent change down (-.65%) while General Electric Company ( GE ) had the largest percent change gain rising 1.65%.

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As of 8/29/2018 4:44:01 PM

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