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US: Wall St ends lower but health stocks rally

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[NEW YORK] The S&P 500 closed flat on Friday but ended lower for the week, with investors cautious ahead of a meeting in Europe that could decide whether Greece will default on critical loans.

For the week, both the Dow and S&P 500 fell 0.4 per cent while the Nasdaq fell 0.7 per cent.

The Dow Jones industrial average rose 57.39 points, or 0.32 per cent, to 17,947.75, the S&P 500 lost 0.57 points, or 0.03 per cent, to 2,101.74 and the Nasdaq Composite dropped 31.69 points, or 0.62 per cent, to 5,080.51.

REUTERS