Wall Street slumps after China delegates cancel U.S. farm visit

(Reuters) - Wall Street's main indexes dropped sharply on Friday after Chinese agriculture officials who were due to visit U.S.

Reuters September 21, 2019 00:07:45 IST
Wall Street slumps after China delegates cancel U.S. farm visit

Wall Street slumps after China delegates cancel US farm visit

(Reuters) - Wall Street's main indexes dropped sharply on Friday after Chinese agriculture officials who were due to visit U.S. farm states next week canceled their trip to Montana, dampening early optimism on U.S.-China trade talks.

At 1:18 p.m. ET, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 119.02 points, or 0.44%, at 26,975.77, the S&P 500 was down 16.97 points, or 0.56%, at 2,989.82. The Nasdaq Composite was down 85.32 points, or 1.04%, at 8,097.56.

(Reporting by Medha Singh in Bengaluru; Editing by Shounak Dasgupta)

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