Shares of health-care companies declined. The Senate blocked a measure to dismantle much of the Affordable Care Act without a replacement ready, as seven Republicans joined Democrats in voting against it.
Shares of health insurer Anthem rose after it boosted its full-year outlook as rising enrollment in its BlueCross BlueShield health-care plans bolstered second-quarter revenue and earnings.
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(END) Dow Jones Newswires
July 26, 2017 16:45 ET (20:45 GMT)