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

Stocks returned to record territory on Monday as the market delivered its fourth gain in as many trading days. The Dow Jones industrial average and Standard & Poor’s 500 index each notched record highs. The market was building on a big gain last week.

On Monday:

The Dow Jones industrial average rose 154.64 points, or 0.9 per cent, to 17,959.44.

The Standard & Poor’s 500 gained 7.89 points, or 0.4 per cent, to 2,078.54.

The Nasdaq composite added 16.04 points, or 0.3 per cent, to 4,781.42.

For the year:

The Dow is up 1,382.78 points, or 8.3 per cent.

The S&P 500 index is up 230.18 points, or 12.45 per cent.

The Nasdaq is up 604.83 points, or 14.5 per cent.