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US: Wall St opens lower as Fed meeting eyed

Tuesday, March 17, 2015 - 21:42

[NEW YORK] US stock opened lower on Tuesday after a rally in the previous session and ahead of a Federal Reserve meeting that could help investors gauge the timing of an interest rate hike.

The Dow Jones industrial average fell 93.76 points, or 0.52 per cent, to 17,883.66, the S&P 500 lost 8.85 points, or 0.43 per cent, to 2,072.34 and the Nasdaq Composite dropped 15.82 points, or 0.32 per cent, to 4,913.69.

REUTERS