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Wall St ends lower

US stocks closed down after 4-days rally in thin trading on mixed economic reports and news of Spain slipping into a recession.

Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 14.68 points, or 0.11 per cent, to close at 13,213.63.

S&P 500 dropped 5.45 points, or 0.39 per cent at 1,397.91.

Nasdaq composite lost 22.84 points, or 0.74 per cent at 3,046.36.

Most key S&P sectors finished in negative territory, led by industrials and technology shares.

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