Business & Financial

S&P 500 edges upward as U.S.-North Korea summit approaches

Traders work on the floor of the NYSE in New York

FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., May 29, 2018. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The S&P 500 eked out a gain on Monday as investors eyed the looming United States-North Korea summit in Singapore while shrugging off the weekend’s fractious meeting of the Group of Seven nations.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average <.DJI> rose 5.78 points, or 0.02 percent, to 25,322.31; the S&P 500 gained 2.97 points, or 0.11 percent, to 2,782; and the Nasdaq Composite added 14.41 points, or 0.19 percent, to 7,659.93.

(Reporting by Stephen Culp; editing by Jonathan Oatis)

 

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