Shares of Nasdaq Inc.
advanced 1.66% to $172.31 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around dismal trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
falling 0.54% to 4,326.51 and Dow Jones Industrial Average
falling 0.02% to 34,160.78. The stock’s rise snapped a nine-day losing streak. Nasdaq Inc. closed $42.65 short of its 52-week high ($214.96), which the company achieved on November 5th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Thursday, as Hong Kong Exchanges & Clearing Ltd. ADR
fell 2.07% to $58.29, CME Group Inc. Cl A
rose 1.41% to $223.24, and Deutsche Boerse AG ADR
fell 0.35% to $17.27. Trading volume (1.6 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 854,916.