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US: Wall St falls as Fed frets about global growth

Friday, September 18, 2015 - 21:45
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US stocks rose, following their biggest gains since 2011, amid a relief rally throughout global markets and as data showed the economy grew more than previously estimated.

[NEW YORK] US stocks opened lower on Friday, a day after the Federal Reserve decided to keep interest rates unchanged due to concerns over global economic growth.

The Dow Jones industrial average fell 100.35 points, or 0.6 per cent, to 16,574.39, the S&P 500 lost 11.93 points, or 0.6 per cent, to 1,978.27 and the Nasdaq composite dropped 65.79 points, or 1.34 per cent, to 4,828.16.

REUTERS