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US: Wall St opens lower as Trump-Kim summit begins, India-Pakistan tensions flare

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US stocks opened slightly lower on Wednesday, as the second US-North Korean nuclear summit kicked off and tensions flared up between nuclear-armed neighbors India and Pakistan.

[NEW YORK] US stocks opened slightly lower on Wednesday, as the second US-North Korean nuclear summit kicked off and tensions flared up between nuclear-armed neighbors India and Pakistan.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 62.38 points, or 0.24 per cent, at the open to 25,995.60.

The S&P 500 opened lower by 6.40 points, or 0.23 per cent, at 2,787.50. The Nasdaq Composite dropped 22.88 points, or 0.30 per cent, to 7,526.42 at the opening bell.

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