US Close 16 June 17: higher USD and a 7month low for oil hitting US stocks

June 15, 2017

US sharemarkets fell in line with European markets on Thursday. Technology and energy were the weakest sectors and a firmer greenback weighed on exporters. The Dow Jones ended lower by 15 points or 0.1% after being down 113 points at one stage. The S&P 500 index fell by 0.2% and the Nasdaq lost 29 points or 0.5%.

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