US indices ended on a negative note

India Infoline News Service | Mumbai | October 24, 2017 08:49 IST

US Indices ended trade on a negative note due to dampened investor sentiments following a slew of corporate results.

US Indices ended on a negative note, snapping away from the gain streak that lasted for 6 days.

Benchmark indices snapped from the six-session gaining streak on account of investors’ sentiment that was dampened with a slew of corporate results. This happened ahead of the busy earnings week.

Shares of General Electric slumped by 6.3% based on the effect of concern associated with company’s cut in the dividend. This would take place following the weaker-than-expected results of Q3.

Of the companies that suffered the downtrend, Industrial and Telecom companies lagged the most. Similarly, the shares in tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite were dragged down by Amazon, Alphabet, and Facebook.

Here are how the Indices performed in the trading session on Monday
  • Dow Jones Industrial Average ended the trade at 23,273.96, dipping by 0.23%.
  • S&P 500 last traded at 2,564.98, down by 0.4%
  • Nasdaq Composite dropped to 6,586.82; slumped by 0.64%


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