(CNBC) – Stocks traded higher on Friday as investors tried to shake off jitters concerning trade tensions between the U.S. and China, with energy shares rising.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 172 points, with Chevron and Exxon Mobil among the best-performing stocks in the index. Friday's close marked the first gain for the 30-stock index in nine sessions, snapping its longest losing streak since March 2017.
The S&P 500 gained 0.4 percent, with energy, materials and telecommunications outperforming. The Nasdaq composite, meanwhile, traded 0.1 percent lower as tech shares fell.
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Markets around the globe have been on a roller-coaster ride this week as tensions surrounding a tit-for-tat trade dispute between the U.S. and China continue to escalate. Entering Friday's session, the Dow, S&P 500 and Nasdaq were all down for the week.