US stocks mixed in listless trade


30/03/2012 07:25 AST  Business Times

US stocks closed mixed Thursday as trade was listless amid lacklustre new economic data a day ahead of the quarter's end.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed up 19.61 points (0.15 per cent) at 13,145.82, after having traded down as much as 90 points during the session.

The broad-based S&P 500 lost 2.26 (0.16 per cent) to 1,403.28, while the tech-centric Nasdaq gave up 9.60 (0.31 per cent) to 3,095.36.

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