The average daily move by the 30-stock gauge in the first quarter was 0.3185%, according to data from The Wall Street Journal's Market Data Group.
Dollarama Inc's quarterly profit beat analysts' estimates as the average amount customers spent at its stores increased, sending the Canadian discount retailer's shares to a record high during the session.
Amazon.com was the top stock on the S&P and the Nasdaq, with a 1.3 percent gain.
Though unlikely to threaten the Dow Jones index's chances of a sixth successive quarter-on-quarter rise, Friday got off to a drab start.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -0.31% rose 0.3% for the week and 4.6% for the quarter, the S&P 500 index SPX, -0.23% gained 0.8% on the week and 5.5% for the quarter, and the Nasdaq Composite Index COMP, -0.04% surged 1.4% for the week to notch a almost 10% gain for the quarter. Economists had expected the pace of GDP growth to be upwardly revised to 2.0%.
Despite the upward revision, the GDP growth in the fourth quarter still reflects a notable slowdown from the 3.5 percent jump seen in the third quarter.
USA economic growth slowed less than previously reported in the fourth quarter as robust consumer spending provided a boost, the Commerce Department said. Jobless claims dropped by 3,000 to 258,000 in the latest week to reach near their lowest level in decades, MarketWatch reported.
The failure of the Republican healthcare bill has raised concerns about Trump's ability to achieve other policy goals such as tax reform and increased infrastructure spending. The Dow is now in danger of its first monthly loss since October. The index is climbing further off the two-month closing low it set last Wednesday.
Elsewhere in the financial sector, Toronto-Dominion Bank's chief executive officer told shareholders at the bank's annual meeting that it does not have a "widespread problem" with its sales practices, responding to a report staffers were pressured to meet targets. Genesee & Wyoming (GWR) and Kansas City Southern (KSU) are posting notable gains.
Oil prices climbed back above the highly watched $50 mark today, amid heightened expectations the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and non-OPEC members will extend their output-cut agreement past June. Energy stocks were down the most as the price of crude oil headed lower.
Meanwhile, the major European markets turned in a mixed performance on the day.
MARKETS OVERSEAS: In Europe, Germany's DAX rose 0.5 per cent, while France's CAC 40 gained 0.7 per cent.
Bank of America gained 2.3 percent, while other leading banks including Citigroup and Goldman Sachs climbed more than one percent.
In Asia, Tokyo's Nikkei 225 and Hong Kong's Hang Seng each fell 0.8 per cent. Sydney's S&P-ASX 200 declined 0.5 per cent. Seoul's Kospi fell 0.2 per cent. India's Sensex gave up 0.2 per cent, while Taiwan and New Zealand rose.
The Turkish government claims supporters of USA -based cleric Fethullah Gulen were behind last year's coup attempt in Turkey . Kahl said the putsch was launched by a "part of the military" that expected to be targeted in an ongoing government purge.
Navalny said Russians would keep protesting for "as long as people see tens of billions of dollars being stolen by top officials". He added that the Kremlin "cannot respect those who deliberately mislead people and who instigated unlawful actions yesterday".
Michigan's run through the Big Ten Tournament and to the Sweet 16 deserves all of the praise they have received. Sunday night's game was a tale of two halves, as the Blue Devils held SC to a mere 23 points in the first half.
Senate Democratic opposition to President Donald Trump's S. "It is obviously a really hard situation", McCaskill told reporters. At least one veteran Democratic senator clearly understands the predicament she and her colleagues face.
There, Americans split about evenly, with 50 percent approving and 48 percent disapproving of Trump's efforts. Clear majorities of them opposed boosting premiums for older people and those who've had gaps in coverage.
Does President Trump prefer iPhone or Android? He has his personal Twitter account , as well as the official POTUS account . Last night, we finally got an answer of sorts: Donald Trump is, in fact, tweeting from an iPhone.
He needed 92 - and after coming up with big shot after big shot in the final two sets, he wound up going out on a double-fault. Kyrgios and Federer continued to hold serve throughout the second set, forcing the pair into another tiebreaker.
The one-hectare (2.5-acre) Pushkin Square was densely crowded as were sidewalks on the adjacent Tverskaya Street. Organizers have said they hope to hold rallies in 98 cities and towns across Russian Federation .
There was "no space between Turkey and the United States in our commitment to defeat" the Islamic State , he said. The U.S. -led coalition looks nearly certain to back the Kurds in the assault on the city itself.
Combining those investments is how we get to the $1.9 billion figure for the company's new investments in MI in 2017. The company was also set to release details on plans to add a new engine line for pickups at the Essex plant.
Once these Bills are cleared by Parliament, the states will then take the state GST (S-GST) Bill to their respective assemblies. The CGST Bill will enable collection of tax on inter-state supply of goods and services or both by the union government.
Oakland Radiers moving to Las Vegas
It will be interesting to see how fans in Oakland react to this news with regard to their season tickets and attendance at games. Hockey has already been present in Vegas, with the ECHL's Las Vegas Wranglers calling the city home for a number of seasons.