S&P 500, Nasdaq end higher with Netflix

S&P 500, Nasdaq end higher with Netflix

The S&P 500 ended slightly higher and the Nasdaq eked out a record high close on Thursday, helped by a jump in Netflix, while news about the coronavirus outbreak spreading from China and mixed earnings results kept a lid on the market.

Traders work on the floor at the NYSE in New York
FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., January 21, 2020. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

NEW YORK: The S&P 500 ended slightly higher and the Nasdaq eked out a record high close on Thursday, helped by a jump in Netflix, while news about the coronavirus outbreak spreading from China and mixed earnings results kept a lid on the market.

Based on the latest available data, the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 26.45 points, or 0.09per cent, to 29,159.82, the S&P 500 gained 3.74 points, or 0.11per cent, to 3,325.49 and the Nasdaq Composite added 18.71 points, or 0.2per cent, to 9,402.48.

(Reporting by Caroline Valetkevitch; Editing by Sandra Maler)

Source: Reuters

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