Forex News Nasdaq closes at record levels. Major indices end the day with strong gains. Posted on 24.04.2017 by Greg Michalowski Nasdaq up 1.24%. S&P index up 1.08%. Dow up 1.08% The Nasdaq composite index is ending the day up 1.23% – a record close for that index. The S&P rose by 1.08% and the Dow also gained over 1% (up 1.06%).