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How the Dow Jones industrial average and other major indexes fared on Wednesday

The U.S. stocks closed lower Wednesday, bringing the market further below record highs reached earlier this month. Nine of the 10 industry sectors in the Standard & Poor’s 500 index fell. Energy was the only sector to rise, helped by a gain in the price of crude oil.

On Wednesday:

The Dow Jones industrial average lost 292.60 points, or 1.6 per cent, to 17,718.54.

The S&P 500 index fell 30.45 points, or 1.5 per cent, to 2,061.05.

The Nasdaq composite fell 118.21 points, or 2.4 per cent, to 4,876.52.

For the week:

The Dow is down 409.11 points, or 2.3 per cent.

The S&P 500 index is down 47.05 points, or 2.2 per cent.

The Nasdaq is down 149.90 points, or 3 per cent.

For the year:

The Dow is down 104.53 points, or 0.6 per cent.

The S&P 500 index is up 2.15 points, or 0.1 per cent.

The Nasdaq is up 140.46 points, or 3 per cent.