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US: Stocks struggle at the open

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US stocks opened mixed on Tuesday, with losses in high-growth names including Amazon and Netflix keeping the Nasdaq under pressure, while the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones industrial index opened flat.

[NEW YORK] US stocks opened mixed on Tuesday, with losses in high-growth names including Amazon and Netflix keeping the Nasdaq under pressure, while the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones industrial index opened flat.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 39.12 points, or 0.16 per cent, at the open to 24,482.04. The S&P 500 opened lower by 0.57 points, or 0.02 per cent, at 2,640.68. The Nasdaq Composite dropped 32.42 points, or 0.46 per cent, to 7,017.87 at the opening bell.

REUTERS

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