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Wall Street slumps too

Despite starting the trading day positive, US indices have followed UK stocks downwards.

The S&P 500 is now down 1.18% at 3,187.73.

The Dow Jones is at 27,638.89 after losing 1.15%.

The Nasdaq is down 1.21% at 9.109.72.

Wall Street opens higher

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US stock indices have bounced back today with some help from earnings reports after the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones yesterday logged their worst session in two years on worries over the worldwide spread of the cornavirus.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 145.28 points, or 0.52%, to 28,106.08.

The S&P 500 gained 14.94 points, or 0.46%, to 3,240.83 and the Nasdaq Composite added 75.55 points, or 0.82%, to 9,296.83.

Japan shares slump as Asia reacts to global sell-off

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Shares in Japan fell sharply early Tuesday morning as investors worried about the spread of the coronavirus.

The slump followed a global stock market plunge on Monday with Wall Street and London suffering big drops.

Japan's Nikkei 225 index dropped 4.5% when it re-opened following a public holiday on Monday, but has since regained some ground.

Shares in Toyota Motor Corp were down 2.85%, while Uniqlo's parent company Fast Retailing dropped 4%.

Wall Street slump wipes out Dow Jones year-to-date gains

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"Today’s steep declines in the US indices wipe out year-to-date gains for the Dow Jones Industrial Average (now down nearly 2%) and reduce the S&P 500 to flat," pointed out Richard Hunter, head of markets at interactive investor.

"The Nasdaq remains up 2.2% in 2020, although this compares to a gain of 8.5% just last week.

"Indeed, the inexorable ascent in markets in the US, largely driven by the major technology stocks of late, had left some investors wondering whether it was time to let some air out of the tyres."

BreakingDow Jones drops almost 600 points

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Wall Street has slumped on opening.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 589.48 points, or 2.03%, at the open to 28,402.93.

The S&P 500 opened lower by 80.14 points, or 2.40%, at 3,257.61.

The Nasdaq Composite dropped 388.15 points, or 4.05%, to 9,188.44 at the opening bell.

BreakingWall Street hits fresh record highs

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The S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrials hit record highs minutes after the open on Wednesday on signs that the coronavirus outbreak is slowing in China.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 130.41 points, or 0.45%, at the open to 29,406.75.

The S&P 500 opened higher by 12.75 points, or 0.38%, at 3,370.50.

The Nasdaq Composite gained 49.66 points, or 0.52%, to 9,688.60 at the opening bell.

Wall Street follows global stock markets downwards

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The main US stock indexes have followed Euro and Asian stocks downwards.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 106.85 points, or 0.37%, at the open to 28,995.66.

The S&P 500 opened lower by 9.43 points, or 0.28%, at 3,318.28.

The Nasdaq Composite dropped 26.89 points, or 0.28%, to 9,493.63 at the opening bell.

US stocks slide at open

After a four day winning streak US markets were down at open.

Wall Street slipped from record highs as investors digested the US employment report for January that showed acceleration in jobs growth but included a downward revision to some previous numbers.

The Dow Jones index of blue chip stocks fell 92.85 points, or 0.32%, at the open to 29,286.92. The wider S&P 500 opened lower by 10.24 points, or 0.31%, at 3,335.54 and the tech-based Nasdaq f 45.51 points, or 0.48%, to 9,526.64.

Dow and S&P hit record highs at open

The S&P 500 and Dow Jones indexes hit record highs at the open on Thursday as China's plan to cut additional tariffs on some US goods by 50% helped ease fears over the financial fallout of the coronavirus epidemic.

The Dow rose 97.73 points, or 0.33%, at the open to 29,388.58. The broader S&P 500 opened higher by 10.23 points, or 0.31%, at 3,344.92, and the tech-based Nasdaq Composite gained 32.30 points, or 0.34%, to 9,540.98 at the opening bell.

Wall Street opens as Nasdaq hits new high

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Nasdaq hit another record high at today's opening following a strong monthly US private jobs data and on reports of treatments to fight the fast-spreading coronavirus.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 241.10 points, or 0.84%, at the open to 29,048.73.

The S&P 500 opened higher by 27.32 points, or 0.83%, at 3,324.91.

The Nasdaq Composite gained 106.12 points, or 1.12%, to 9,574.10 at the opening bell.