The online supermarket said sales were up by 15% over the five days before Christmas. However, Ocado said that the average value of people's orders over the last three months of last year was £117 ($142.95), a drop of 1.3% compared to the same period last year.
The Dow Jones (^DJI) lost 1.13% to 33,916 points. The S&P 500 (^GSPC) retreated 0.29% to 3,987 points and the tech-heavy NASDAQ (^IXIC) lost 0.28% to 11,048.
Meanwhile, Brent crude (BZ=F) edged higher and was trading at around $85 per barrel.
In Asia, Tokyo’s Nikkei 225 (^N225) closed higher, gaining 1.23% to 26,138 points, while the Hang Seng (^HSI) in Hong Kong slipped 0.93% to 21,543. The Shanghai Composite (000001.SS) lost 0.10% to 3,224 points.
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