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US: Wall St opens lower on global growth concerns


[NEW YORK] US stocks opened lower on Monday, with the Dow and S&P 500 edging lower from record closing highs as soft data in China and Japan kindled global growth concerns.

The Dow Jones industrial average fell 56.51 points, or 0.31 per cent, to 17,902.28, the S&P 500 lost 6.16 points, or 0.3 per cent, to 2,069.21 and the Nasdaq Composite dropped 15.84 points, or 0.33 per cent, to 4,764.92.