How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Wednesday

Staff Writer
Columbus CEO

U.S. stocks climbed again Wednesday as quarterly results from JPMorgan Chase gave banks a big lift. Economic news from China powered industrial and technology companies in the U.S. and stock exchanges overseas.

On Wednesday:

The Dow Jones industrial average rose 187.03 points, or 1.1 percent, to 17,908.28.

The Standard & Poor's 500 index gained 20.70 points, or 1 percent, to 2,082.42.

The Nasdaq composite index surged 75.33 points, or 1.6 percent, to 4,947.42.

For the week:

The Dow is up 331.32 points, or 1.9 percent.

The S&P 500 is up 34.82 points, or 1.7 percent.

The Nasdaq is up 96.73 points, or 2 percent.

For the year:

The Dow is up 483.25 points, or 2.8 percent.

The S&P 500 is up 38.48 points, or 1.9 percent.

The Nasdaq is down 59.99 points, or 1.2 percent.