Stocks ended lower Tuesday, capping a brutal quarter that saw the global COVID-19 pandemic trigger a historic market selloff.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped around 410 points, or 1.8%, to end near 21,917, according to preliminary figures. The blue-chip gauge fell 23.2% over the first three months of the year, its worst first-quarter performance on record and biggest overall quarterly decline since the fourth quarter of 1987.
The S&P 500 dropped around 42 points, or 1.6%, to close near 2,585, leaving it with a 20% quarterly fall. The Nasdaq Composite dropped around 74 points, or 1%, to finish near 7,732. It saw a quarterly drop of around 14%.
Source : MarketWatch