Friday, 31 January 2014


The S&P 500 scored its biggest gain in more than a month on Thursday as Facebook led a tech rally and data showed the U.S. economy was on solid footing in the fourth quarter.
The Dow Jones industrial average .DJI rose 109.82 points or 0.70 percent, to end at 15,848.61. The S&P 500 .SPX gained 19.99 points or 1.13 percent, to finish at 1,794.19, its biggest daily percentage gain since December 18.The Nasdaq Composite .IXIC added 71.69 points or 1.77 percent, to close at 4,123.13, its best daily percentage rise since October 10.