Stocks fall as tech shares weigh; gold rises to more than 3-month high. Read for more updates on recent indices.
Dow Jones P-34,382.13 A-34,327.79 -54.34 -0.16%
S&P 500 P-4,163.29 A-4,163.29 -10.56 -0.25%
Nasdaq P-13,429.98 A-13,379.05 -50.93 -0.38%
Stock indexes edged lower globally on Monday, with technology shares weighing the most on the benchmark U.S. S&P 500 index, while gold prices hit their highest in more than three months as investors sought safety.
While the week is expected to be relatively quiet for economic data, investors will be anxious to see minutes on Wednesday from the Federal Reserve’s policy meeting last month, which could shed more light on the policymakers’ outlook on an economic rebound.
The spread of the coronavirus was also a drag in some markets, with Singapore reporting the highest number of local infections in months and Taiwan seeing a spike in cases.
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