Wall Street closes mixed as US sanctions Chinese entities

Friday, 22. May 2020 22:00

Wall Street closed mixed on Friday as tensions between the United States and China continued to rise, with Washigton announcing new sanctions on Chinese entities as Beijing prepares to adopt a new law on national security that would essentially ban protests in Hong Kong.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average finished 0.04% in the red, with Chevron declining 1.91% as the index' worst performer. The Nasdaq 100 increased 0.38% as Splunk surged 12.73%. The S&P 500 finished 0.24% higher, led by Coty which jumped 12.61%.

Th euro went for 1.09031against the dollar at 4:02 pm ET as it fell 0.44%.

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