US STOCKS ended little changed yesterday as the country’s economy grew more than expected last quarter, but soft readings on consumer confidence and house prices kept major indexes in a tight range.
The Dow Jones industrial average fell 2.96 points, or 0.02 per cent, to 17,814.94, the S&P 500 lost 2.38 points, or 0.12 per cent, to 2,067.03 and the Nasdaq Composite added 3.36 points, or 0.07 per cent, to 4,758.25.
Exxon Mobil fell 1 per cent to $94.78 while Chevron was off 1.2 percent to $116.15.
Apple hit a high of $119.75, briefly reaching a $700bn market capitalisation, the largest on Wall Street. Apple closed down 0.9 per cent at $117.60, ranking as the lar - gest points weight on the S&P 500.
Tiffany & Co rose 2.5 per cent to $107.60 after same-store sales growth beat expectations.