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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Friday that all non-essential members of the workforce in New York must stay at home.

Market reaction

Major equity indexes in the US lost their traction on this comment despite a lack of details. As of writing, the S&P 500 was down 0.4% on the day and the Dow Jones Industrial Average was losing 0.15%. 

On the other hand, the Nasdaq Composite stays in the positive territory and was last up 0.8% as 7,350 points.