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US: Wall St opens lower as trade jitters weigh


[NEW YORK] US stocks opened lower on Tuesday, weighed down by fears over the escalating trade spat between the United States and China.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 15.93 points, or 0.06 per cent, at the open to 25,841.14.

The S&P 500 opened lower by 5.56 points, or 0.19 per cent, at 2,871.57. The Nasdaq Composite dropped 29.29 points, or 0.37 per cent, to 7,894.87 at the opening bell.


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