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Wall Street opens lower as Huawei exec arrest fans trade worries


(Reuters) - U.S. stocks tumbled at open on Thursday, as the arrest of a top of Chinese for extradition to the sparked fears of a flare-up in Sino-U.S. tensions, while sliding added to the pressure.

The fell 289.65 points, or 1.16 percent, at the open to 24,737.42.

The S&P 500 opened lower by 36.55 points, or 1.35 percent, at 2,663.51. The dropped 141.37 points, or 1.97 percent, to 7,017.05 at the opening bell.

(Reporting by in Bengaluru; Editing by Sriraj Kalluvila)

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First Published: Thu, December 06 2018. 20:23 IST