The Currency Scene:
News, Events, and Stories about currency from around the world.

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The S&P 500 and Nasdaq notched their best weekly gains in more than a year on Friday as technology stocks helped lift major indexes to record highs.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average .DJI[1] rose 220.74 points, or 0.88 percent, to 25,295.87, the S&P 500 .SPX[2] gained 19.08 points, or 0.70 percent, to 2,743.07 and the Nasdaq Composite .IXIC[3] added 58.64 points, or 0.83 percent, to 7,136.56.

Reporting by Caroline Valetkevitch; Editing by Nick Zieminski

Our Standards:The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles.[4]


  1. ^ .DJI (
  2. ^ .SPX (
  3. ^ .IXIC (
  4. ^ The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles. (

Read more from our friends at Reuters: