Here are the main market catalysts and closing values for the major US indexes on Wednesday, March 31, 2021.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell, but the S&P 500, and Nasdaq Composite posted gains Wednesday.

  • The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 85.41 points or 0.26 percent, to close at 32,981.55.
  • The S&P 500 gained 14.34 points or 0.36 percent to close at 3,972.89.
  • The Nasdaq Composite gained 201.48 points or 1.54 percent to close at 13,246.87.

Investors were analyzing the impact of President Biden's $2 trillion infrastructure package on equities.

On Thursday keep an eye out for:

  • US ISM Manufacturing PMI
  • German Retail Sales (YoY)
  • Sodexo S.A., Beiersdorf AG, and others report earnings tomorrow.

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