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Aon PLC stock rises Thursday, outperforms market

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Terrence Horan

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Shares of Aon PLC AON, +1.41% advanced 2.55% to $308.35 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX, +0.37% rising 1.71% to 4,438.26 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.43% rising 1.56% to 34,912.56. This was the stock's sixth consecutive day of gains. Aon PLC hit a new 52-week high, surpassing its previous peak of $302.33, which the company reached on September 23rd.

The stock outperformed some of its competitors Thursday, as Moody's Corp. MCO, -1.85% rose 2.50% to $370.49, Equifax Inc. EFX, -1.26% rose 2.40% to $261.05, and Orix Corp. ADR IX, -0.63% fell 0.15% to $95.16. Trading volume (908,269) remained 433,789 below its 50-day average volume of 1.3 M.

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