U.S. stocks closed higher Friday for the fourth day in a row, staging a big comeback after a swoon following Britain’s historic vote to leave the European Union. The U.S. market ended the week up 3 percent, its biggest weekly gain since November. British stocks have regained all the ground they lost since the vote last week, and U.S. stocks have come close.
The Dow Jones industrial average climbed 19.38 points, or 0.1 percent, to 17,949.37.
The Standard & Poor’s 500 gained 4.09 points, or 0.2 percent, to 2,102.95.
The Nasdaq composite added 19.89 points, or 0.4 percent, to 4,862.57.
For the week:
The Dow is up 548.62 points, or 3.2 percent.
The S&P 500 is up 65.54 points, or 3.2 percent.
The Nasdaq is up 154.59 points, or 3.3 percent.
For the year:
The Dow is up 524.34 points, or 3 percent.
The S&P 500 is up 59.01 points, or 2.9 percent.
The Nasdaq is down 144.84 points, or 2.9 percent.