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Dow Jones Industrial Average

Last Updated at 07 Aug 2017, 17:08 GMT *Chart shows local time Dow Jones intraday chart
value change %
22110.68 +
+17.87
+
+0.08

Top winner and loser

Boeing Co.

241.31 +
+3.60
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+1.51

United Technologies Corp.

118.22 -
-3.27
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-2.69
value change %

Nasdaq Index

6380.86 +
+29.29
+
+0.46

S&P 500 Cash Index - Chicago Mercantile Exchange

2479.56 +
+2.73
+
+0.11

(Close): US stock markets closed lower on Wednesday.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 42.43 points or 0.25% to close at 16,633.

The technology-heavy Nasdaq dropped 11.99 points, or 0.28% to 4,225 and the S&P 500 slumped 2.13 points, or 0.11%, at 1,909.

Shares in the maker of Botox, Allergan, fell 5.4% after Canada's Valeant Pharmaceuticals improved its offer for the firm.

Valeant increased the cash part of its bid, which raised its offer by $7.6bn. Valeant shares fell 2.3%.

McDonald's was the biggest loser among Dow Industrial stocks. Shares lost 1.04% after the company raised the amount of cash it plans to return to investors.

McDonald's says it will return up to $20bn between 2014 and 2016.