Nov. 16, 2015—Global stocks edged higher Monday, the first full day of trading following Friday’s attacks in Paris that left 129 people dead.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 24 points, or 0.1 percent, to 17,270. The S&P 500 rose 0.2 percent while the Nasdaq Composite increased fractionally.
Investors pointed to the relatively limited impact on markets and the economy from previous terrorist atrocities as a reason the reaction wasn’t bigger.
The Stoxx Europe 600 was 0.2 percent higher in the early afternoon. France’s CAC 40, which fell more than 1 percent in early trade, was down 0.5 percent.
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