NEW YORK, April 13 Major U.S. stock indexes fell on Thursday for a third straight day as investors weighed earnings reports from big U.S. banks and geopolitical tensions, while the tech sector fell for a tenth consecutive session.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 137.72 points, or 0.67 percent, to 20,454.14, the S&P 500 lost 15.92 points, or 0.68 percent, to 2,329.01 and the Nasdaq Composite dropped 31.01 points, or 0.53 percent, to 5,805.15. (Reporting by Chuck Mikolajczak; Editing by James Dalgleish)
UPDATE 1-UK Stocks-Factors to watch on June 29
June 29 Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening up 37 points at 7,424 on Thursday, according to financial bookmakers, with futures up 0.52 percent ahead of the cash market open.
AstraZeneca, Chi-Med take kidney cancer drug into final testing
LONDON, June 29 AstraZeneca and Hutchison China MediTech said on Thursday they had initiated a global late-stage clinical trial of the experimental drug savolitinib in a relatively rare type of kidney cancer.