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US: Wall St opens flat with focus on US-China trade talks

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US stocks opened flat on Thursday, as top negotiators from the United States and China meet for the first time since late July to try to hammer out a deal to end the 15-month long trade war.

[NEW YORK] US stocks opened flat on Thursday, as top negotiators from the United States and China meet for the first time since late July to try to hammer out a deal to end the 15-month long trade war.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 28.66 points, or 0.11 per cent, at the open to 26,317.35.

The S&P 500 opened lower by 0.85 points, or 0.03 per cent, at 2,918.55. The Nasdaq Composite gained 0.82 points, or 0.01 per cent, to 7,904.56 at the opening bell. 

REUTERS

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