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Wall Street closes with a new Dow Jones record

Wall Street closed today with a new historical record of the Dow Jones, encouraged by the approval of the tax reform in the Senate, while its other two references ended with losses dragged by the technology sector.

After the close of the session, the Dow Jones rose 0.24% to 24,290.05 points, at levels never seen before, while the selective S & P 500 went down 0.11% to 2,639.44 units and the composite index of the market Nasdaq fell 1.05% to 6,775.37 whole.

The operators in the New York parquet closed divided between the advances and setbacks, in a day marked by the approval of the project of fiscal reform in the Senate and the poor performance of some large firms in the technology sector.

The Senate approved its text on Saturday by 51 votes in favor and 49 against, and after the proposal of the Lower House was approved on November 16, now it only remains to wait for both versions are unified in a common project definitive.

On the other hand, investors were pending the chain of pharmacies and stores CVS (-4.54%), which announced on Sunday an agreement for the purchase of the medical insurer Aetna (-1.4%) for 69,000 million dollars .

The telecommunications sector (0.87%) led the advances in Wall Street, together with the industrial (0.48%), the raw materials (0.44%) or the financial (0.43%), and the technological (-1.57%), healthcare (-1.19%) or energy (-0.11%).

Walt Disney (4.74%) led the gains in the Dow Jones, ahead of Home Depot (2.49%), Boeing (2.43%), JPMorgan (2.06%), Procter & Gamble (1, 16%), IBM (1.13%), Chevron (1.11%), Verizon (0.94%) or American Express (0.70%).

The other side led the losses Microsoft (-3.77%), ahead of Visa (-2.94%), UnitedHealth (-2.37%), McDonald’s (-1.28%), 3M (-0, 78%) and Pfizer (-0.77%), Apple (-0.73%), Johnson & Johnson (-0.69%) or Intel (-0.43%).

At the close of the trading session, Texas oil fell to 57.44 dollars, gold fell to 1,279.1 dollars, ten-year public debt yield dropped to 2.372% and the dollar gained ground to the euro, which It changed to $ 1.1861.

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