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US: Wall St opens lower amid geopolitical tensions, trade worries

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US stocks opened lower on Tuesday, tracking a global shift out of riskier assets, as investors grappled with simmering geopolitical tensions and fears of a recession due to a drawn-out U.S.-China trade war.

[NEW YORK] US stocks opened lower on Tuesday, tracking a global shift out of riskier assets, as investors grappled with simmering geopolitical tensions and fears of a recession due to a drawn-out U.S.-China trade war.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 8.83 points, or 0.03 per cent, at the open to 25,888.88.

The S&P 500 opened lower by 2.37 points, or 0.08 per cent, at 2,880.72. The Nasdaq Composite dropped 8.04 points, or 0.10per cent, at 7,855.37 after market open.

REUTERS

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