Major stock market indices worldwide

Xinhua News Agency | Aug 17, 2019 at 2:38 AM

BEIJING, Aug. 17 (Xinhua) -- The following are the indices of major stock markets worldwide on Saturday.

IN ASIA

The Shanghai Composite Index had no trading.

The Shenzhen Component Index had no trading.

The Hang Seng Index had no trading.

The S&P/ASX 200 index had no trading.

The 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average had no trading.

The Straits Times Index had no trading.

The Korea Composite Stock Price Index had no trading.

IN THE UNITED STATES

The S&P 500 Index closed at 2,888.68 points, up 41.08 points, or 1.44 percent.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 25,886.01 points, up 306.62 points, or 1.20 percent.

The Nasdaq Composite Index closed at 7,895.99 points, up 129.38 points, or 1.67 percent.

IN EUROPE

The DAX Index closed at 11,562.74 points, up 150.07 points, or 1.31 percent.

The FTSE 100 Index closed at 7,117.15 points, up 50.14 points, or 0.71 percent.

The Paris CAC 40 closed at 5,300.79 points, up 63.87 points, or 1.22 percent.