Shares of telecommunications companies ticked down as traders hedged their bets on the outlook for deal activity in the sector.
AT&T and Time Warner agreed to extend the deadline to close their combination to June 21, hunkering down for a long battle with the Justice Department, which is filing suit to block the deal.
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(END) Dow Jones Newswires
December 22, 2017 17:14 ET (22:14 GMT)