How the Dow Jones industrial average did Friday
A surge in dividend-rich utility stocks helped push the Standard & Poor’s 500 index to a record Friday.
The stock market also got a lift from a cease-fire agreement between Ukraine and Russian-backed separatists, aimed at bringing an end to nearly five months of fighting.
The Dow Jones industrial average rose 67.78 points, or 0.4 percent, to 17,137.36.
The Standard & Poor’s 500 index climbed 10.06 points, or 0.5 percent, to end at 2,007.71.
The Nasdaq composite gained 20.61 points, or 0.5 percent, to 4,582.90.
For the week:
The Dow is up 38.91 points, or 0.2 percent.
The S&P 500 is up 4.34 points, or 0.2 percent.
The Nasdaq is up 2.63 points, or 0.1 percent.
For the year:
The Dow is up 560.70 points, or 3.4 percent.
The S&P 500 index is up 159.35 points, or 8.6 percent.
The Nasdaq is up 406.31 points, or 9.7 percent.