Wall Street closes lower as Donald Trump tests positive for Covid-19

US stocks closed lower on Friday as news that US President Donald Trump tested positive for Covid-19 put investors in a risk-off mood and added to mounting uncertainties surrounding the looming election.   Tech shares weighed heaviest on the indexes, but the blue-chip Dow's losses were mitigated by gains in economically sensitive cyclical stocks.

  Trump tweeted late Thursday that he had contracted the coronavirus and would be placed under quarantine, compounding the unknowns for an already volatile market.   But.

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