Shares of Nasdaq Inc.
rose 4.86% to $144.70 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 1.95% to 3,841.94 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 1.85% to 31,496.30. This was the stock’s second consecutive day of gains. Nasdaq Inc. closed $1.13 short of its 52-week high ($145.83), which the company reached on February 19th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Friday, as Hong Kong Exchanges & Clearing Ltd. ADR
rose 0.45% to $62.50, CME Group Inc. Cl A
rose 3.33% to $213.92, and Deutsche Boerse AG ADR
rose 0.08% to $15.78. Trading volume (1.2 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 841,940.