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Market Wrap Up -
U.S. Markets The major U.S. indexes ended mixed for the second week. The technology-heavy Nasdaq Composite recorded a solid gain, while most of the other benchmarks declined.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 285 points, or -1.1%, closing at 26,458. The NASDAQ held above the 8,000-level rising 59.4 points to close at 8,046, a gain of 0.74%.
By market cap, the large cap S&P 500 index declined -0.54%, while the mid cap S&P 400 and small cap Russell 2000 fell -1.1% and -0.9%, respectively.
International Markets Canada’s TSX finished down -0.9%, while the United Kingdom’s FTSE added 0.3%.
On Europe’s mainland, France’s CAC 40 was essentially flat, down just -0.01%, while Germany’s DAX fell -1.5%.
China’s Shanghai Composite and Japan’s Nikkei added to last week’s gains by rising an additional 0.9% and 1.1%. As grouped by Morgan Stanley Capital International, developed international markets finished down -0.9%, and emerging markets were off -0.7%.
Commodities Precious metals were mixed for the week as Gold was off -0.4% at $1196.20 an ounce, but Silver gained 2.5% to $14.71 an ounce.
In energy, West Texas Intermediate crude oil rose 3.5% or $2.47 to end the week at $73.25 per barrel.
Copper, seen as a barometer of global economic health due to its variety of industrial uses, retreated -1.8% last week.
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