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US: Wall St opens lower as North Korea tensions rise

[NEW YORK] US stocks opened lower on Friday as investors turned risk averse after North Korea and the United States entered into a fresh war of words.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 14.94 points, or 0.07 per cent, to 22,344.29. The S&P 500 lost 3.31 points, or 0.13 per cent, to 2,497.29. The Nasdaq Composite dropped 20.02 points, or 0.31 per cent, to 6,402.67.


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