Wall Street closed this Thursday in red after staying in positive territory almost all day on a new day marked by high volatility, after the Nasdaq index was in correction the day before, that is, 10% below its last record.
According to data at the end of the session on the New York Stock Exchange, the Dow Jones dropped 0.89% and cut 313.26 points, up to 34 thousand 715.39 units, while the selective S&P 500 fell 1.10% or 50.03 integers, up to four thousand 482.73 points.
The Composite Index Nasdaq, which brings together the most important technology companies, and which yesterday plunged into correction territory, fell again by 1.30% or 186.23 units, up to 14 thousand 154.02 integers.
The New York trading floor experienced another volatile day in which the fear of tighter monetary policy by the Federal Reserve, with several interest rate hikes expected this year.
By sectors, all closed in losses, with non-essential goods -1.94% in the lead, followed by raw materials -1.43%, technology -1.33% and industrial -1.24%, while only the public services sector remained positive 0.14 percent .
Among the 30 Dow Jones listed firms, the largest declines were for Dow -3.39%, Intel -2.95% and Home Depot -2.81%, while they only closed positive Travelers 3.19%, Procter & Gamble 0.54%, Goldman Sachs 0.22 % y UnitedHealth 0.1 por ciento.