S&P edges lower as healthcare shares fall

S&P edges lower as healthcare shares fall

Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., June 24, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The S&P 500 edged lower on Monday as losses by healthcare companies overshadowed gains in the technology sector, while investors looked to U.S. President Donald Trump’s meeting with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping at the G20 summit later this week.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 8.68 points, or 0.03%, to 26,727.81, the S&P 500 lost 5.11 points, or 0.17%, to 2,945.35 and the Nasdaq Composite dropped 26.01 points, or 0.32%, to 8,005.70.

Reporting by Stephen Culp; Editing by Susan Thomas

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