US stocks end mixed after Fed decision

  • The US stocks closed mixed as the Federal Reserve kept its benchmark interest rate unchanged after a two-day monetary policy meeting. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 65.21 points, or 0.39 percent, to 16,674.74. The S&P 500 lost 5.11 points, or 0.26 percent, to 1,990.20. The Nasdaq Composite Index rose 4.71 points, or 0.10 percent, to 4,893.95, Xinhua news agency reported. Source: IANS