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US: Wall St opens lower amid rising US-Russia tensions

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The three main US indexes opened lower on Wednesday on heightened concerns over a row between the United States and Russia over military action in Syria.

[WASHINGTON] The three main US indexes opened lower on Wednesday on heightened concerns over a row between the United States and Russia over military action in Syria.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 197.7 points, or 0.81 per cent, to 24,210.3. The S&P 500 lost 15.37 points, or 0.58 per cent, to 2,641.5. The Nasdaq Composite dropped 36.08 points, or 0.51 per cent, to 7,058.22.

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