's 500 index closed at a record Thursday after edging up six points during the day. The index surpassed its previous record close of 1,565.15 set in October 2007. The Dow, which surpassed its previous all-time high at the start of the month, also rose.
Stock markets will be shut for the Good Friday holiday. Thursday was the last trading day of the first quarter.
The Dow Jones industrial average rose 52.38 points, or 0.4 percent, to close at 14,578.54.
The S&P 500 rose 6.34 points, or 0.4 percent, to close at 1,569.19.
The Nasdaq composite index rose 11 points, or 0.3 percent, to 3,267.52.
For the week:
The Dow is up 66.51 points, or 0.5 percent.
The S&P 500 is up 12.30, or 0.8 percent.
The Nasdaq is up 22.52, or 0.7 percent.
For the year:
The Dow is up 1,474.40 points, or 11.3 percent.
The S&P 500 is up 143, or 10 percent.
The Nasdaq is up 248.01, or 8.2 percent