NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks in the U.S. staged a late afternoon rally to close moderately higher on Thursday, ending a five-day losing streak. Investors continued to focus on next week's vote on whether Britain would remain a member of the European Union.
The Dow Jones industrial average rose 92.93 points, or 0.5 percent, to 17,733.10.
The Standard & Poor's 500 index added 6.49 points, or 0.3 percent, to 2,077.99.
The Nasdaq composite rose 9.98 points, or 0.2 percent, to 4,844.91.
For the week:
The Dow is down 132.24 points, or 0.7 percent.
The S&P 500 has fallen 18.08 points, or 0.9 percent.
The Nasdaq is down 49.63 points, or 1 percent.
For the year:
The Dow is up 308.07 points, or 1.8 percent.
The S&P 500 is up 34.05 points, or 1.7 percent.
The Nasdaq is down 162.50 points, or 3.3 percent.