Major U.S. stock-indexes lower on Thursday, a day after the Federal Reserve's lowered projection of two interest rate hikes in 2016 pushed the S&P 500 to its highest close this year. The Fed, which left rates unchanged, pointed to moderate U.S. economic growth and strong job gains but cautioned about risks from an uncertain global economy. The central bank had laid out four hikes in 2016 when it raised rates in December.
Most of Dow stocks in positive area (23 of 30). Top looser - UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH, -1,97%). Top gainer - General Electric Company (GE, 2,39%).
Almost of S&P sectors in positive area. Top looser - Healthcare (-1,5%). Top gainer - Basic Materials ( 2,3%).
At the moment:
Dow 17327.00 91.00 0.53%
S&P 500 2025.00 7.75 0.38%
Nasdaq 100 4384.00 -4.25 -0.10%
Oil 41.33 1.33 3.33%
Gold 1265.10 35.30 2.87%
U.S. 10yr 1.89 -0.05