The WWD Global Stock Tracker rose 0.2 percent, giving it a 1.3 percent gain for the week as many markets took a second day off for Boxing Day.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500 again rose to new records, with the Dow ending the week at 18,053.71 and the S&P at 2,088.77. Closing at 108.83, the tracker fell just short of its high-water mark of 108.91, reached on Nov. 28.
More than a third of WWD’s group of 100 international fashion, retail and beauty equities didn’t trade Friday in commemoration of Boxing Day. Markets in the U.S., China, Japan and Korea remained open.
China’s Youngor Group Co. accounted for the largest gain of the day, rising 5.2 percent to 11.28 yuan, or $1.82 at current exchange. Japan’s Matsuya Co. was up 2.9 percent to 1,614 yen, or $13.44, and Kate Spade & Co. rose 2.5 percent to $30.58. Onward Holdings Co. and Urban Outfitters both rose 2.1 percent, respectively, to 723 yen, or $6.02, and $34.85.
Tracker stocks in decline were led by Revlon Inc., down 1.7 percent to $34.37, followed by Seven & I Holdings Co., down 1.1 percent to 4,398.50 yen, or $36.62, and Lotte Shopping Co., down 0.9 percent to 276,000 won, or $250.49.
Takashimaya Co. was off 0.8 percent, to 996 yen, or $8.29, and Vince Holding Corp. dropped 0.7 percent, to $27.30.
Shares of American Apparel Inc. were unchanged at $1.06.