U.S. stock markets closed mixed on Wednesday as investors were weighing the prospect of a new fiscal stimulus this year. Market participants also remained skeptical regarding weak economic data. However, the Fed confirms pursuing its ultra-dovish monetary stances as long economic conditions remain volatile.
How Did The Benchmarks Perform?
The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJI) fell 0.2% to close at 30,154.54. Notably, 9 components of the 30-stock index ended in the green while 20 in red and 1 remained unchanged. Major loser of the blue-chip index was Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (WBA – Free Report) .