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Major US stock indexes on Wednesday fell amid US President Donald Trump's speech in Congress yesterday, according to the data of the auction.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell by 0.08%, to 25390.30 points, the NASDAQ high-tech companies index - by 0.36%, to 7375.28 points, the S & P 500 broad market index decreased by 0.22%, to 2731.61 item.
On Tuesday, trump, speaking with an annual message to Congress, promised to achieve the construction of a wall on the border with Mexico. According to him, the administration sent a proposal to Congress based on common sense and aimed at ending the crisis on the southern border of the country. In addition, Trump called on Congress to adopt a law introducing mirror import duties in the event of "unfair" trade restrictions from other countries.
At the same time, earlier in an interview with CNBC, US Treasury Secretary Stephen Mnuchin confirmed that the US delegation next week will go to Beijing to continue trade negotiations.
Meanwhile, on Wednesday, the country's Ministry of Commerce reported that the US trade deficit in November fell by $ 6.4 billion, or 13% compared with the revised October figure, to $ 49.3 billion. Analysts predicted a decline only to 54 billion dollars.