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US: Wall St dips at open after Draghi comments


[NEW YORK] US stock opened lower on Thursday after European Central Bank president Mario Draghi brushed off pressure to act and said the bank would reassess the impact of its monetary policy stimulus early next year and take further action, if necessary.

The Dow Jones industrial average fell 21.32 points, or 0.12 per cent, to 17,891.3, the S&P 500 lost 2.8 points, or 0.13 per cent, to 2,071.53 and the Nasdaq Composite dropped 2.58 points, or 0.05 per cent, to 4,771.89.