NEW YORK U.S. stocks closed down on Thursday as the Bank of Japan's shocking call to cap monetary stimulus continued to rattle investors while a late day decline in Apple shares on remarks from billionaire investor Carl Icahn added to selling pressure.
The Dow Jones industrial average .DJI fell 208.46 points, or 1.16 percent, to 17,833.09, the S&P 500 .SPX lost 19.22 points, or 0.92 percent, to 2,075.93 and the Nasdaq Composite .IXIC dropped 57.85 points, or 1.19 percent, to 4,805.29.
(Reporting by Chuck Mikolajczak; Editing by Meredith Mazzilli)
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Published Date: Apr 29, 2016 01:45 AM | Updated Date: Apr 29, 2016 01:45 AM