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US: Wall St opens lower, Powell's testimony to Congress in focus

Published Wed, Jun 22, 2022 · 09:47 PM

US stock indexes opened lower on Wednesday after a rally in the previous session, with investor focus squarely on Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell’s congressional testimony for cues on interest rate hikes and the state of the economy.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 177.68 points or 0.58 per cent at the open to 30,352.57.

The S&P 500 opened lower by 30.90 points or 0.82 per cent at 3,733.89, while the Nasdaq Composite dropped 127.35 points or 1.15 per cent to 10,941.95 at the opening bell. reuters

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