The Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed 154 points, or 0.45%, while the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq Composite rose 0.75% and 0.81%, respectively. All three indexes closed at all-time highs ahead of the extended 4th of July weekend.
|I:DJI||DOW JONES AVERAGES||34786.35||+152.82||+0.44%|
|I:COMP||NASDAQ COMPOSITE INDEX||14639.325014||+116.95||+0.81%|
Nonfarm payrolls increased by 850,000 workers in June as the unemployment rate ticked up to 5.9%, the Labor Department said Friday. Analysts surveyed by Refintiv were expecting the addition of 700,000 and the unemployment rate to fall to 5.7%. May’s reading was revised higher by 24,000 jobs to 583,000.