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Wall Street opens lower as investors await Yellen

Posted by: Admin | Posted on: August 25th, 2016 | 0 Comments

U.S. stocks opened lower on Thursday as investors nervously awaited Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen’s take on interest rate hikes.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average .DJI was down 26.6 points, or 0.14 percent, at 18,454.88.

The SP 500 .SPX was down 3.96 points, or 0.18 percent, at 2,171.48.

The Nasdaq Composite .IXIC was down 11.85 points, or 0.23 percent, at 5,205.84.

(Reporting by Yashaswini Swamynathan in Bengaluru; Editing by Savio D’Souza)

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