U.S. stock indexes on Friday ended lower after US weak jobs report. U.S. employment growth almost stalled in February, with the economy producing only 20,000 jobs, adding to signs of a sharp slowdown in economic activity in the first quarter.
The weak U.S. report added to economic fears also fanned by a sharp fall in China’s exports
The Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -0.09%, down 22.99, to 25,450.
The S&P 500 index SPX, -0.20%, down 5.40, to 2,743.53, and the Nasdaq Composite COMP, -0.16%, down 11.19, to 7,015.69.