Shares of Nasdaq Inc. /zigman2/quotes/205547889/composite NDAQ +1.82% 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 /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +2.02% falling 0.54% to 4,326.51 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +1.34% 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 /zigman2/quotes/201215503/composite HKXCY +4.16% fell 2.07% to $58.29, CME Group Inc. Cl A /zigman2/quotes/210449693/composite CME -0.07% rose 1.41% to $223.24, and Deutsche Boerse AG ADR /zigman2/quotes/203431168/composite DBOEY +0.70% fell 0.35% to $17.27. Trading volume (1.6 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 854,916.