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US: Wall St dips at open as caution sets in ahead of trade talks

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US stocks opened slightly lower on Monday as investors braced for US-China trade talks later in the week, after a rollercoaster start to the month on fears that the world's largest economy could be sliding into a recession.

[NEW YORK] US stocks opened slightly lower on Monday as investors braced for US-China trade talks later in the week, after a rollercoaster start to the month on fears that the world's largest economy could be sliding into a recession.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 71.39 points, or 0.27 per cent, at the open to 26,502.33.

The S&P 500 opened lower by 7.78 points, or 0.26 per cent, at 2,944.23. The Nasdaq Composite dropped 26.07 points, or 0.33 per cent, to 7,956.41 at the opening bell. 

REUTERS

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