Wall Street falls as trade optimism fizzles

(Reuters) - Wall Street dropped on Friday after a Chinese agriculture delegation cancelled a planned visit to Montana next week, dampening optimism about U.S.-China trade talks. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 160.19 points, or 0.59%, to 26,934.6, the S&P 500 lost 15.08 points, or 0.50%, to 2,991.71 and the Nasdaq Composite dropped 65.21 points, or 0.8%, to 8,117.67.

Reuters September 21, 2019 02:05:35 IST
Wall Street falls as trade optimism fizzles

Wall Street falls as trade optimism fizzles

(Reuters) - Wall Street dropped on Friday after a Chinese agriculture delegation cancelled a planned visit to Montana next week, dampening optimism about U.S.-China trade talks.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average <.DJI> fell 160.19 points, or 0.59%, to 26,934.6, the S&P 500 <.SPX> lost 15.08 points, or 0.50%, to 2,991.71 and the Nasdaq Composite <.IXIC> dropped 65.21 points, or 0.8%, to 8,117.67.

(Reporting by Noel Randewich; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)

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