How major US stock indexes fared Friday

How major US stock indexes fared Friday

The S&P index recorded 4 new 52-week highs and 7 new lows, while the Nasdaq recorded 33 new highs and 45 new lows.

NEW YORK-U.S. stocks slid on Friday as economic dilemma in Turkey dragged on bank stocks and triggered fears that it could spread to other global economies.

The Russell 2000 gained 13.43 points, or 0.8 per cent.

S&P 500 futures have fallen 0.5%, while Dow Jones Industrial Average futures have declined 105 points, or 0.4%.

Meanwhile, concerns over escalating trade conflict between the USA and China weighed on the trade-sensitive S&P 500 Industrials Index, which ended up losing 0.57% on the day.

The Nasdaq composite rose 3.46 points to 7,891.78.

Lam Research, Micron, Applied Materials and ON Semiconductor fell between 1 percent and 4.7 percent.

Microchip Technology shares fell 11.6 percent after disappointing second-quarter revenue forecast. Tech stocks have been at the center of a sharp recovery in the S&P since a market rout in February, driving the index close to its record high.

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The S&P 500 closed at 2,833.28 for a loss of -20.30 points or -0.71%.

"There is low volatility in the markets as the S&P and Nasdaq are just below all-time record highs, and it seems like markets are complacent right now", said Tom White, chief market strategist at TradeWise Advisors, in Chicago, Illinois.

Rite Aid (RAD.N) fell 10.6 percent and was the most actively traded stock after the drug store chain and US grocer Albertsons Cos ABS.N agreed to terminate their merger agreement.

Shares in leading United States banks also plunged significantly with Bank of America, Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, and J.P. Morgan Chase all falling over one percent.

Sinclair (SBGI.O) dropped 2.4 percent after Tribune Media (TRCO.N) ended its $3.9 billion deal to be acquired by Sinclair and filed suit.

Shares in trade-sensitive companies fell.

Declining issues outnumbered advancers for a 1.63-to-1 ratio on the NYSE and for a 1.06-to-1 ratio on the Nasdaq.

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