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US: Wall St tumbles at open as Trump signals delay in China trade deal
[NEW YORK] US stocks fell at the open on Tuesday after comments from President Donald Trump sparked fears of a delay in resolving a bruising tariff dispute with China until after the presidential election in Nov 2020.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 281.06 points, or 1.01 per cent, at the open to 27,501.98.
The S&P 500 opened lower by 26.46 points, or 0.85 per cent, at 3,087.41.
The Nasdaq Composite dropped 107.27 points, or 1.25 per cent, to 8,460.72 at the opening bell.