The S&P 500 closed above 1,400 for the first time since the 2008 financial crisis on Thursday as stocks resumed the upward climb that has yielded a steady stream of gains this year.
The Dow Jones industrial average <.DJI> rose 58.66 points, or 0.44 percent, to end unofficially at 13,252.76. The S&P 500 Index <.INX> gained 8.31 points, or 0.60 percent, to finish unofficially at 1,402.59. The Nasdaq Composite <.IXIC> added 15.64 points, or 0.51 percent, to close unofficially at 3,056.37.
The S&P 500 closed above 1,400 for the first time since June 5, 2008.
(Reporting by Rodrigo Campos; Editing by Jan Paschal)