The Markets

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The Dow Jones industrial average rose 9.76 points to 5,636.64. Volume was lighter by recent standards at 327.82 million shares as of 4 p.m., down from Thursday's level. Broad-market indexes closed higher, with the NYSE's composite index up 0.71 to 348.77, the Standard & Poor's 500-stock index rose 1.42 to 650.61, the Nasdaq composite index up 1.44 to 1,101.23, and the American Stock Exchange's market value index increasing1.03 points to 569.35. In London, gold closed $397.60 up $1.35.