Dow, S&P 500 Edge Higher After Evergrande Payment Deadline Passes

The Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500 ticked up on Friday, clinching weekly gains despite uncertainty over the fate of indebted property giant China Evergrande Group .

The Dow added 33.18 points, or 0.1%, to close at 34798.00. The S&P 500 rose 6.50, or 0.1%, to 4455.48. The technology-heavy Nasdaq Composite slipped 4.54, or less than 0.1%, to 15047.70.