US stocks finish mixed on trade talks optimism

Friday, 13. September 2019 22:00

United States stock markets finished the last trading session of the week mixed on news China will exempt several American agricultural products, including soy and pork, from being tariffed. US House Judiciary requested Inc., Google LLC, Facebook Inc., and Apple Inc. turn over internal documents and communications on the use of the tech giants' market position. Cloud-based network-security platform Cloudflare Inc. made a successful debut on New York Stock Exchange, surging above the set share price.

Meanwhile, on data, reports on retail sales, consumer sentiment, and business inventories were released during the day.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 0.14% at the closing bell. The Dow Inc. was the best performer, rising 2.60%. The Nasdaq 100 decreased 0.31%, as Broadcom Inc. slipped 3.41%. The S&P 500 fell 0.07% as Altria Group Inc. tumbled 5.49%.

The euro rose 0.09% against the dollar, changing hands for $1.10744 at 3:59 pm ET. Concurrently, the pound jumped 1.30% against the greenback to go for 1.24936.

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