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US: Wall St mixed at open after personal spending data


[NEW YORK] US stocks were mixed at the open on Friday after data showed cooling consumer spending in August and slowing pace of inflation growth, pointing to moderation in economic activity in the third quarter.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 34.33 points, or 0.15 per cent, to 22,346.87. The S&P 500 lost 0.36 points, or 0.014342 per cent, to 2,509.7. The Nasdaq Composite added 8.63 points, or 0.13 per cent, to 6,462.08.


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