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US: Wall St opens lower over tax plan doubts

[WASHINGTON] US stocks opened lower for the fifth straight day on Tuesday as worries about Republican tax plans and the economy's ability to deal with more interest rate hikes weighed on the mood among investors.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 65.35 points, or 0.28 per cent, to 23,374.35. The S&P 500 lost 9.07 points, or 0.350892 per cent, to 2,575.77. The Nasdaq Composite dropped 23.36 points, or 0.35 per cent, to 6,734.24.


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