(CNBC) The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose on Friday, posting its first eight-day winning streak in more than a year, amid improving sentiment around U.S.-China trade relations.
The 30-stock index closed 37.07 points higher, or 0.1% at 27,219.52. The S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite struggled, however. The S&P 500 slipped 0.1% to 3,007.39. The Nasdaq ended the day down 0.2% at 8,176.71.
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The Dow finished Friday’s session 0.7% below an intraday record high of 27,398.68. The S&P 500 was also within striking distance of its all-time high of 3,027.98.