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Wall Street but in the red and the Dow Jones falls 0.72% pending Ukraine

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New York, March 23 (EFE).- Wall Street opened this Wednesday in the red and the Dow Jones Industrials, its main indicator, fell 0.72% pending Ukraine and the rise in fuel prices.

A quarter of an hour after the start of trading on the New York Stock Exchange, the Dow Jones fell 250.22 points to 34,557.24, while the selective S&P 500 fell 0.61% or 27.65 integers to 4,483.96.

For its part, the Nasdaq index, which brings together the most important technologies, lost 0.82% or 115.29 units, to 13,993.53.

The New York parquet woke up with pessimism, pending the war in Ukraine and the agenda of the American president, Joe Biden, in Europe, where he will participate in a NATO meeting.

Investors are also concerned about the repercussions in the economic sphere, such as the increase in fuel prices, problems in the supply chain and the increase in inflation.

By sectors, losses predominated and were led by technology companies (-1.32%), real estate (-0.92%) and health companies (-0.76%).

The energy sector rose 2.46% coinciding with the increase in the price of a barrel of Texas, which reached 114 dollars after Moscow warned of interruptions in its crude export due to damage to a viaduct related to a storm.

Among the thirty values ​​of the Dow Jones, the decline of Salesforce (-3.66%), Home Depot (-2.60%), Boeing (-2.17%) stood out.

In green, Chevron (1.66%), MSD (1.35%) and Amgen (0.50%) rose.

Elsewhere, gold rose to $1,932.90 per ounce, the 10-year Treasury yield fell to 2.344% and the dollar gained ground against the euro, trading at 1.0964.

c) EFE Agency

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