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How major US stock indexes fared on Monday

October 09, 2017 - 1:40 PM

Losses for health care companies and banks left U.S. stocks lower Monday after a quiet day of trading. Industrial conglomerate General Electric skidded after announcing more changes in its leadership.

On Monday:

The Standard & Poor's 500 index declined 4.60 points, or 0.2 per cent, to 2,544.73.

The Dow Jones industrial average gave up 12.60 points, or less than 0.1 per cent, to 22,761.07.

The Nasdaq composite sank 10.45 points, or 0.2 per cent, to 6,579.73.

The Russell 2000 index of smaller-company stocks dropped 6.66 points, or 0.4 per cent, to 1,503.56.

For the year:

The S&P 500 is up 305.90 points, or 13.7 per cent.

The Dow is up 2,998.47 points, or 15.2 per cent.

The Nasdaq is up 1,196.61 points, or 22.2 per cent.

The Russell 200 is up 146.43 points, or 10.8 per cent.

News from © The Associated Press, 2017
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