US sharemarkets edged lower on Tuesday as investors continued to assess developments in the coronavirus outbreak. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said he believed the number of virus hospitalisations was reaching a plateau. Boeing (-4.8%) led the Dow Jones index lower. Exxon Mobil (+1.9%) said that it would cut planned capital spending this year by 30% as the coronavirus pandemic reduces energy demand. Despite rising 937 points earlier in the session, the Dow Jones index closed lower by 26 points or 0.1%. The S&P500 index fell by 0.2% and the Nasdaq index fell by 26 points or 0.3%.