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US: Wall St opens lower after weak China data


[NEW YORK] US stocks were lower at the open on Tuesday after poor trade data out of China rekindled fears about a slowdown in the global economy.

The Dow Jones industrial average fell 63.21 points, or 0.37 per cent, to 17,010.74, the S&P 500 lost 9.49 points, or 0.47 per cent, to 1,992.27 and the Nasdaq composite dropped 33.35 points, or 0.71 per cent, to 4,674.91.


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