New York, - US stocks closed lower Tuesday with concern over geopolitical risks weighing on sentiment as investors readied for the start of US corporate earnings reports.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average ended down 6.72 points, or 0.03%, to 20,651.3.
The S&P 500 lost 3.38 points, or 0.14%, to 2,353.78.
The Nasdaq Composite dropped 14.15 points, or 0.24%, to 5,866.77.
Overseas, European equities closed mixed Tuesday. German benchmark DAX index at Frankfurt Stock Exchange dipped 0.50%, while British benchmark FTSE 100 Index added 0.23%.
In Asia, Tokyo stocks declined Tuesday as the yen's appreciation versus the US dollar inhibited buying, with the 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average going down 0.27%. (QNA)
Source: Qatar News Agency