(CNBC) U.S. stocks gained about 2 percent Friday on increased certainty of divergent central bank policy, with a strong jobs report supporting a Fed hike in December and ECB President Mario Draghi maintaining a dovish stance in a speech. ( Tweet This )
With Friday's gains, the major averages managed to close the week slightly higher. The S&P 500 eked out a gain of about 0.08 percent for the week, while the Dow Jones industrial average closed the week up nearly 0.3 percent.
The Dow closed up almost 370 points, slightly off session highs of a 388.80 point-gain. The index ended in positive territory for 2015, with Goldman Sachs contributing the most to gains.
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