Wall Street closed this Wednesday in red, and the Dow Jones Industrialsits main indicator, fell a 0.41%when investors are attentive to the debate on the debt ceiling in the US House of Representatives.
At the close of trading, the Dow fell to 32 thousand 908 units and the selective S&P 500 lost a 0.61% until four thousand 179 points
For its part, the composite index of the Nasdaq market, in which the main technology companies are listed, fell a 0.63%until 12 thousand 935 integers.
Negotiations between Democrats and Republicans on the debt ceiling have been at the center of investor concerns for weeks.
Legislators have until 5th June to approve the measure in both chambers, the date on which the Treasury Department calculates that the country will exhaust its reserves.
Democrats and Republicans made a last appeal on Wednesday to obtain the necessary support to approve a bill that would raise the debt ceiling in the US, before the start this afternoon of their debate in the House of Representatives.
The plenary vote is expected to take place around 8:30 p.m. local time.
The Wall Street sectors with the biggest losses were energy and industrials, which fell a 1.88% and 1.4%, respectively, and the greatest gains were for public services and sanitation, with increases in 0.96% y 0.85%respectively.
Among the 30 Dow Jones stocks, the companies with the biggest losses were 3M (-2.86%) y Home Depot (-2.36%)while the largest gains were for Intel (4,83 %) y Verizon (2.09%).
In other markets, Texas oil closed at $68.09 a barreland at the end of the trading session the profitability of the 10-year US bond fell to 3.63%gold rose thousand 981 dollars an ounceand the dollar was losing ground against the euro, with a change of 1.0688.
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