SNAPSHOT Wall Street opens lower on growing U.S.-China tensions

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Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, U.S., July 27, 2022. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

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Aug 2 (Reuters) – U.S. stock indexes opened lower on Tuesday on concerns that a planned visit by U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi to Taiwan could worsen tensions between the United States and China.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) fell 107.11 points, or 0.33%, at the open to 32,691.29.

The S&P 500 (.SPX) opened lower by 14.42 points, or 0.35%, at 4,104.21, while the Nasdaq Composite (.IXIC) dropped 81.31 points, or 0.66%, to 12,287.67 at the opening bell.

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Reporting by Aniruddha Ghosh in Bengaluru; Editing by Arun Koyyur

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