Market S&P 500 closes in on record high after upbeat earnings Updated : April 23, 2019 11:31 PM IST The benchmark index is just 0.28% away from an intra-day record high of 2,940.91 hit on Sept. 21. The index has surged about 17 percent this year, helped by a largely upbeat earnings season, hopes of a US-China trade resolution and a dovish Federal Reserve. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.