Market Monitor

Percent change Thursday since close Jan. 1 Stock indexes Dow Jones Industrial Average 11405.76 24.2% 30 giant companies

Standard & Poor's 500 large companies 1458.34 18.6

Nasdaq Composite 3969.44 81.0 Mostly tech and small companies

Russell 2000 482.43 14.3 2,000 small companies

Start of Interest rates Thursday year

30-Year Treasury bond 6.49% 5.04% 30-Year fixed-rate mortgage 7.96 7.03

1-Year adjustable mortgage 6.64 5.50

90-Day Treasury bill 5.45 5.33

Compiled by Sara Steindorf

(c) Copyright 1999. The Christian Science Publishing Society

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