Wall Street dips amid trade war fears

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(Reuters) – U.S. stocks opened lower on Monday as investors remained concerned about the increasing likelihood of a global trade war following President Donald Trump’s threat to impose hefty tariffs. FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in Manhattan, New York City, U.S., March 2, 2018. REUTERS/Andrew KellyThe Dow Jones Industrial Average .DJI fell 141.26 points, or 0.58 percent, to 24,396.8. The S&P 500 .SPX lost 12.75 points, or 0.473758 percent, to 2,678.5. The Nasdaq Composite .IXIC dropped 33.64 points, or 0.46 percent, to 7,224.22. Reporting by Sruthi Shankar in Bengaluru; Editing by Sriraj KalluvilaOur Standards:The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles.
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