(menafn – ecpulse)
Wall Street closed the week in mixed; fluctuating, as mixed sentiments and uncertainties were spread since that Group of 20 finance chiefs met while that that manufacturing activities of New York expanded cheerfully to pushed accordingly the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index to a five-year high,
If truth be told, Manufacturing in New York surprisingly expanded in February at the strongest pace since May 2012, marking a comeback in the sector after six straight months of contraction
As a result as 16:15 p.m. in New York Dow Jones Industrial Average added 8.37 points, or 0.06 percent, to 13981.80, the S&P 500 shed by 1.59 points or 0.10 percent to 1,519.79 and finally the Nasdaq Composite plummeted by 6.63 points or 0.21 percent to 3192.03.
As for the dollar index, which measures the performance and strength of the green Benjamin in front of a group of major currencies, it plummeted slightly to trade around 80.50 recording a high of 80.60 and a low of 80.43.
Plus the black gold shed to trade around 95.70 a barrel while that gold plummeted strongly to trade around 1608.14 an ounce.