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Wall Street nosedives for 2nd straight day; Dow Jones, S&P 500 sink 3% each

Shortly after the opening bell, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down nearly 800 points, or 3.0 per cent, at 24,986.27

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stocks tumbled in opening trading Friday, suffering another steep decline as fears of an economic slowdown due to coronavirus again pummeled global

Shortly after the opening bell, the Industrial Average was down nearly 800 points, or 3.0 per cent, at 24,986.27. The index had shed more than 11 per cent this week heading into Friday's session.

The broad-based sank 3.1 per cent to 2,887.31, while the tech-rich plunged 3.3 per cent to 8,285.87.

First Published: Fri, February 28 2020. 20:20 IST
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