NEW YORK, March 24 Major U.S. stock indexes
pared losses in late Friday afternoon trading after the
Republican bill to dismantle Obamacare was pulled by U.S. House
Investors have been concerned about how the healthcare
bill's potential failure might affect President Donald Trump's
broader economic agenda, including tax reform.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 59.7 points, or
0.29 percent, to 20,596.88, the S&P 500 lost 1.58 points,
or 0.07 percent, to 2,344.38 and the Nasdaq Composite
added 15.58 points, or 0.27 percent, to 5,833.27.
(Reporting by Lewis Krauskopf; Editing by Nick Zieminski)