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US: S&P opens lower as US shutdown extends

[NEW YORK] The benchmark S&P 500 index opened lower on Monday, weighed down by losses in Boeing, Apple and General Electric, and as a US government shutdown entered its third day.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 88.26 points, or 0.34 per cent, to 25,983.46. The S&P 500 lost 1.7 points, or 0.060492 per cent, to 2,808.6. The Nasdaq Composite added 0.83 points, or 0.01 per cent, to 7,337.21.


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