S&P 500 begins second half of 2021 at new peak

imageStock Markets9 minutes ago (Jul 01, 2021 09:41AM ET)

(C) Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Dividers are seen inside a trading post on the trading floor as preparations are made for the return to trading at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), May 22, 2020. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

(Reuters) – The S&P 500 index kicked off the second half of the year at record levels on Thursday after data showed fewer-than-expected weekly jobless claims, while Walgreens gained after it lifted its annual profit outlook.

The S&P 500 rose 3.2 points, or 0.08%, at the open to a record high of 4,300.73. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 4.8 points, or 0.01%, at the open to 34,507.32, while the Nasdaq Composite dropped 10.3 points, or 0.07%, to 14,493.69 at the opening bell.

S&P 500 begins second half of 2021 at new peak

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