Jan 3, 2022 - Economy

Charted: S&P 500 recorded 70 closing highs in 2021

S&P 500 closing highs, by year
S&P Global; Chart: Jacque Schrag/Axios

The S&P 500 recorded 70 closing highs in 2021, according to S&P Global. That's the most for a single year since 1995's 77.

The big picture: The index, widely considered a proxy for the broader market, has recorded at least 10 closing highs every year since 2013.

Yes, but: Before 2013, the S&P 500 hadn't recorded a single closing high since 2007.

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