How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Thursday

AP News
Posted: Jan 14, 2016 5:02 PM

U.S. stocks closed broadly higher on Thursday, led by gains in oil and gas companies as the price of crude turned higher. The gains came a day after the market had its worst drop since September. It was a reprieve for the energy sector, which has been battered in recent months as crude oil prices plunged.

On Thursday:

The Dow Jones industrial average rose 227.64 points, or 1.4 percent, to 16,379.05.

The S&P 500 index gained 31.56 points, or 1.7 percent, to 1,921.84.

The Nasdaq composite climbed 88.94 points, or 2 percent, to 4,615.

For the week:

The Dow is up 32.60 points, or 0.2 percent.

The S&P 500 is down 0.19 points, or 0.01 percent.

The Nasdaq is down 28.63 points, or 0.6 percent.

For the year:

The Dow is down 1,045.98 points, or 6 percent.

The S&P 500 is down 122.10 points, or 6 percent.

The Nasdaq is down 392.41 points, or 7.8 percent.