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How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Monday

U.S. stocks finished just a bit higher Monday as gains for drug companies were almost cancelled by sharp losses for metals and energy companies. Coming off two weeks of losses, stocks traded in a narrow range.

On Monday:

The Dow Jones industrial average edged down 34.72 points, or 0.2 per cent, to 17,705.91.

The Standard & Poor’s 500 index picked up 1.55 points to 2,058.69.

The Nasdaq composite index rose 14.05 points, or 0.3 per cent, to 4,750.21.

For the year:

The Dow is up 280.88 points, or 1.6 per cent.

The S&P 500 is up 14.75 points, or 0.7 per cent.

The Nasdaq is down 257.20 points, or 5.1 per cent.