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US stocks end mixed ahead of midterm elections

IANS  |  New York 

US stocks closed mixed as investors got ready for the upcoming midterm elections.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average on Monday increased 190.87 points, or 0.76 per cent, to 25,461.70. The rose 15.25 points, or 0.56 per cent, to 2,738.31, reported.

The Composite Index was down 28.14 points, or 0.38 per cent, to 7,328.85.

The Dow's gains were led by Shares of the company rose 3.8 per cent, at market closing.

Eight of the 11 primary sectors traded higher, with and up 1.69 per cent and 1.61 per cent, respectively, leading the advancers.

Some of the pulled back, dragging the

shares dipped 2.84 per cent at the close. The decline came after downgraded amid expectations of lower sales.

Amazon's stock closed 2.27 per cent lower after US said the administration was looking into antitrust violations committed by the

US voters will head to the polls on Tuesday and the results of the country's midterm elections can send ripples throughout capital markets, experts noted.

On the economic front, the ISM hit 60.3 per cent, higher than analysts' expectations.



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First Published: Tue, November 06 2018. 06:44 IST