Major stock indexes extended losses on Tuesday after minutes from the latest Federal Reserve meeting showed policymakers appear less keen to launch a fresh round of monetary stimulus as the economy improves.

The Dow Jones industrial average <.DJI> fell 92.98 points, or 0.70 percent, to 13,171.51. The S&P 500 Index <.SPX> dropped 10.29 points, or 0.73 percent, to 1,408.75. The Nasdaq Composite <.IXIC> lost 12.26 points, or 0.39 percent, to 3,107.44.

(Reporting by Rodrigo Campos; Editing by Padraic Cassidy)