Wall Street ends mostly lower as trade tensions continue

Monday, 09. September 2019 22:02

United States stocks closed largely in the red on the first trading day of the week as trade tensions between the world's two largest economies continued simmering. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said that China's currency practices would be a topic of conversation during their next high-level meetings in October. President Donald Trump also spoke on several topics including Afghanistan, North Korea, Iran and stock markets.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average ended the session 0.14% higher on the back of Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc's gains of 5.76% while the Nasdaq 100 finished 0.26% lower as IDEXX Laboratories Inc. plunged 7.37%. The S&P 500 was flat at the closing bell.

The euro jumped 0.21% against the dollar to change hands for 1.1051 at 3:59 pm ET.

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