Wall St. ends flat but healthcare stocks rally


Wall Street's major indexes ended little changed on Thursday as gains in healthcare stocks after Senate Republicans unveiled their proposal to replace Obamacare were offset by declines in financial and consumer staples sectors.

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The Dow Jones Industrial Average <.DJI> fell 12.74 points, or 0.06 percent, to 21,397.29, the S&P 500 <.SPX> lost 1.11 points, or 0.05 percent, to 2,434.5 and the Nasdaq Composite <.IXIC> added 2.73 points, or 0.04 percent, to 6,236.69.

(Reporting by Sinead Carew; Editing by Dan Grebler)

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