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How the Dow Jones industrial average and other major indexes fared on Friday

U.S. stocks plunged Friday as the rout in oil continued and a report indicated that growth in China, the world’s second-largest economy, continues to slow. The market had its biggest weekly decline since May 2012.

On Friday:

The Dow Jones industrial average dropped 315.51 points, or 1.8 per cent, to 17,280.83.

The Standard & Poor’s 500 index fell 33 points, or 1.6 per cent, to 2,002.33.

The Nasdaq composite declined 54.57 points, or 1.2 per cent, to 4,653.60.

For the week:

The Dow is down 677.96 points, or 3.8 per cent.

The S&P 500 is down 73.04 points, or 3.5 per cent.

The Nasdaq is down 127.16 points, or 2.7 per cent.

For the year:

The Dow is up 704.17 points, or 4.3 per cent.

The S&P 500 index is up 153.97 points, or 8.3 per cent.

The Nasdaq is up 477.01 points, or 11.4 per cent.