Dow ends at record high as US stocks shrug off Capitol Hill unrest

NEW YORK — The Dow finishes at a fresh record as Wall Street largely shrugs off unrest in Washington caused by angry supporters of US President Donald Trump, who are forcefully occupying the US Capitol.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average ends at 30,829.40, up 1.4 percent.

The broad-based S&P 500 gains 0.6 percent to 3,748.14, while the tech-rich Nasdaq Composite Index sheds 0.6 percent at 12,740.79.