Stocks post best January since 1987; S&P 500 climbs 7.9 per cent in the month

Stocks post best January since 1987; S&P 500 climbs 7.9 per cent in the month

Stocks finished broadly higher on Thursday, taking the benchmark S&P 500 towards its best one-month gain since 2015 and best January since 1987. The S&P 500 index closed at 2,704, registering a gain of 7.9 per cent during the month. The Dow gained 7.2 per cent for the month, its best January performance since 1989.

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Miles O'Brien
Miles O'Brien 1 year

Great news! Yo-yoing markets, boom and bust cyles weeks, sometimes days apart are a sign of very bad things to come.

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