Major U.S. stock-indexes mixed on Friday. Investors were encouraged by signals of a possible deal between Greece and its creditors that could help the country avert a debt default. Euro zone partners offered to release billions in frozen aid in a last-minute push to win Greece's acceptance for a cash-for-reform deal. Greece failed to clinch a deal with its international creditors on Thursday. Investors also await the annual tweaks to the makeup of Russell stock indexes that may produce a rush of transactions worth over $40 billion in the final moments of trading on Friday.
Most all Dow stocks trading in positive area (23 of 30). Top looser - Intel Corporation (INTC, -2.83%). Top gainer - NIKE, Inc. (NKE, 4.22).
S&P index sectors mixed. Top gainer - Financial ( 0,3%). Top looser - Technology (-0.7%).
At the moment:
Dow 17880.00 68.00 0.38%
S&P 500 2095.25 1.25 0.06%
Nasdaq 100 4488.00 -21.25 -0.47%
10-year yield 2.47% 0.07
Oil 59.45 -0.25 -0.42%
Gold 1172.30 0.50 0.04%