August 15, 2018 / 1:44 PM / 2 months ago

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St opens lower as Turkey turmoil, trade worries weigh

Aug 15 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks opened lower on Wednesday as investors assessed the impact of Turkey’s currency crisis and escalating trade tensions between the United States and its trading partners.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 64.55 points, or 0.26 percent, at the open to 25,235.37.

The S&P 500 opened lower by 12.01 points, or 0.42 percent, at 2,827.95. The Nasdaq Composite dropped 60.88 points, or 0.77 percent, to 7,810.02 at the opening bell. (Reporting by Amy Caren Daniel in Bengaluru)

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