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The Dow Jones Industrial Average marked history on Friday — carving out its first breach of a psychological milestone since mid-July, as equity benchmarks mounted an assault on records on the back of hope for progress in U.S.-China trade negotiations.
The Dow DJIA, +0.80% closed up by just under 223 points, or 0.8%, at 28,004.89, representing the blue-chip index’s 11th record close of 2019 and its first 1,000-point milestone since July 11.
It has been 90 sessions since the blue-chip benchmark achieved a 1,000-point milestone, and it took 372 days to trade above the last such psychological level. Here’s a look at the past round-number milestones for the 123-year-old stock gauge.