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US: Wall St opens lower


[NEW YORK] US stocks opened lower on Tuesday, hurt by a rise in bond yields and disappointing quarterly results from Walmart.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 145.61 points, or 0.58 per cent, to 25,073.77. The S&P 500 lost 11.56 points, or 0.423099 per cent, to 2,720.66. The Nasdaq Composite dropped 30.24 points, or 0.42 per cent, to 7,209.23.