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

Stocks closed mostly lower Thursday, led by declines in the energy sector as the price of oil resumed a long-term slide. Exxon Mobil and Chevron were among the biggest decliners in the Dow Jones industrial average

The Dow lost 117.16 points, or 0.6 per cent, to 17,959.03.

The Standard & Poor’s 500 fell 10.23 points, or 0.5 per cent, to 2,089.27.

The Nasdaq composite rose 9.55 points, or 0.2 per cent, to 4,992.38.

For the week:

The Dow is up 209.72 points, or 1.2 per cent.

The S&P 500 index is up 35.87 points, or 1.8 per cent.

The Nasdaq is up 120.62 points, or 2.5 per cent.

For the year:

The Dow is up 135.96 points, or 0.8 per cent.

The S&P 500 index is up 30.37 points, or 1.5 per cent.

The Nasdaq is up 256.32 points, or 5.4 per cent.