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US: Wall Street opens lower on geopolitics, Trump's comments

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[BENGALURU] US stocks fell at the open on Monday as rising geopolitical tensions in Asia and President Donald Trump's accusation that his predecessor Barack Obama wiretapped him weighed on investors' risk appetite.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 78.46 points, or 0.37 per cent, to 20,927.25. The S&P 500 lost 10.49 points, or 0.44 per cent, to 2,372.63, while the Nasdaq Composite dropped 25.04 points, or 0.43 per cent, to 5,845.72.


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