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Title: S&P 500, Nasdaq hit record closing peaks on eve of Fed meeting

Jun 14, 2021 07:47PM ET

By: AnalysisWatch

The S&P 500 and Nasdaq eked out report excessive finishes on Monday, notwithstanding maximum investors being centered in this week's Federal Reserve assembly and now no longer on including to current positions.

While the Fed has reassured that any spike in inflation might be transitory, policymakers should start discussing the tapering of bond shopping for on the Tuesday-Wednesday assembly. Most analysts, however, do now no longer anticipate a selection earlier than the crucial bank's annual Jackson Hole, Wyoming, convention in August.

Any shift the Fed's dovish rhetoric should upend fairness markets. The S&P benchmark has climbed 13.1% this year, at the same time as the Dow and the Nasdaq have risen 12.7% and 9.2%, respectively.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell eighty 5.85 points, or 0.25%, to 34,393.75, the S&P 500 won 7.71 points, or 0.18%, to 4,255.15 and the Nasdaq Composite brought 104.72 points, or 0.74%, to 14,174.14.

The S&P era index closed at 2,515, simply shy of its highest-ever end on April 26. It became certainly considered one among a half-dozen sectors that resulted in high quality territory. Materials and financials had been the main laggards.

Volume on U.S. exchanges became 9.8billion shares, as compared with the 10.57 billion common during the last 20 buying and selling days.

The S&P 500 published 35 new 52-week highs and a couple of new lows; the Nasdaq Composite recorded a hundred thirty new highs and 24 new lows.

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