S&P 500 closes flat as earnings season starts

S&P 500 closes flat as earnings season starts

U.S. stock futures extended last week's gains to trade slightly higher on Monday in the run up to the start of second-quarter earnings reports, beginning with Citigroup.

Traders work on the floor at the NYSE in New York
Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., July 1, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

REUTERS: The benchmark S&P 500 index ended little changed in a choppy session on Monday after Citigroup Inc kicked off the second-quarter earnings season with a mixed report.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 26.59 points, or 0.1per cent, to 27,358.62, the S&P 500 gained 0.51 point, or 0.02per cent, to 3,014.28 and the Nasdaq Composite added 14.04 points, or 0.17per cent, to 8,258.19.

(Reporting By April Joyner; editing by Jonathan Oatis)

Source: Reuters

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