New York, Jan 1 (AFP) Wall Street closed higher in the final session of 2018 on Monday, but the year proved to be the worst for US stocks since the financial crisis a decade ago. Also Read - Paris Saint Germain vs RB Leipzig UEFA Champions League Live Streaming in India: When And Where to Watch PSG vs CHE Live UCL Match

The Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed 1.2 per cent to close the year at 23,327.46 — which meant a loss of 5.6 per cent from 2017. Also Read - Delhi Records Over 100 COVID Deaths For 5th Day in a Row; Fresh Spike of 6,224 Cases

The broad-based S&P 500 advanced 0.9 per cent in the session to 2,506.85, a loss of 6.2 per cent for the year. Also Read - Cyclone Nivar to Hit Tamil Nadu-Puducherry Coast Today; Rescue Teams On Standby; Centre Assures All Help to States

The tech-rich Nasdaq Composite Index advanced 0.8 per cent to end at 6,635.28 a decline of 3.9 per cent for 2018. (AFP) CK

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