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US: Wall St opens flat after consumer spending data

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US stocks opened flat on Monday, in the wake of the S&P 500's best month in more than three years, as data showed consumer spending remained soft in January and ahead of a report on the manufacturing sector.

[NEW YORK] US stocks opened flat on Monday, in the wake of the S&P 500's best month in more than three years, as data showed consumer spending remained soft in January and ahead of a report on the manufacturing sector.

The Dow Jones industrial average fell 7.58 points, or 0.04 per cent, to 18,125.12, the S&P 500 gained 0.69 points, or 0.03 per cent, to 2,105.19 and the Nasdaq Composite added 10.01 points, or 0.2 per cent, to 4,973.54.

REUTERS

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