US: Wall St opens slightly lower ahead of Fed minutes

[NEW YORK] US stocks opened with modest losses on Wednesday, with both the Dow and S&P 500 coming off record closing highs, as investors looked ahead to minutes from the most recent Federal Reserve policy meeting.

The Dow Jones industrial average fell 24.37 points, or 0.14 per cent, to 17,663.45, the S&P 500 lost 2.11 points, or 0.1 per cent, to 2,049.69 and the Nasdaq Composite dropped 6.45 points, or 0.14 per cent, to 4,695.99.



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