Wall Street Ends Lower In Wake Of Fed Hike

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NEW YORK – U.S. stocks ended lower on Wednesday in a choppy session after the Federal Reserve raised interest rates as expected and projected a slightly faster pace of rate hikes in the coming months.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average .DJI fell 117.74 points, or 0.46 percent, to 25,202.99, the S&P 500 .SPX lost 11.19 points, or 0.40 percent, to 2,775.66 and the Nasdaq Composite .IXIC dropped 8.10 points, or 0.11 percent, to 7,695.70.

(Reporting by Chuck Mikolajczak; Editing by James Dalgleish)




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