The Dow Jones industrial average fell by 0.24% to 17581,43 point, high-tech NASDAQ – on 0,09%, to 5030,15 points, the index of wide market S&P 500 by 0.26% to 2065,89 item.
MOSCOW, 27 Jan. U.S. stocks finished Tuesday lower on the weak data on trust of consumers to economy of the country, according to data exchanges.
The Dow Jones industrial average fell by 0.24% to 17581,43 point, high-tech NASDAQ — on 0,09%, to 5030,15 points, the index of wide market S&P 500 by 0.26% to 2065,89 item.
As reported by research company Conference Board, the consumer confidence index in the U.S. in October fell to 97.6 in September from a revised item index in a decrease of 102.6 points. Analysts forecasted that the indicator at the initial level of September at 103 points.
The volume of orders for durable goods in the U.S. in September fell by 1.2% compared with August.
The economic expectations index in October fell to 88 points from the revised figure in September 90,8 points. The initial rate was 91.6 points. The index of economic conditions was 120,3 paragraph, the figure of September was revised to 112,1 item 121,1 item.
Investors await the outcome of the next fed meeting, which takes place October 27-28, and report of Apple. Analysts believe that the regulator will keep the base rate at its lowest level and will postpone the tightening of monetary policy in 2016. “I think that today all metaphorically holding their breath in anticipation of Apple’s results and actions by the fed”, — quotes Reuters the words of the analyst Fort Pitt Capital Group Kim Forrest.