Morning Report: US sharemarkets were mixed in quiet trade on Wednesday

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Around half of the 11 S&P sector indexes rose with consumer discretionary up 0.6%. The Dow Jones index fell by 71 points or 0.2%. The S&P 500 index lost 0.1%. But the Nasdaq index rose by 18.5 points or 0.1% to a record high.