(C) Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) as the building prepares to close indefinitely due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in New York
(Reuters) – Wall Street’s main indexes opened lower on Friday as the novel coronavirus brought the longest U.S. employment expansion on record to an abrupt end.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJI) fell 127.51 points, or 0.60%, at the open to 21,285.93. The S&P 500 (SPX) opened lower by 11.98 points, or 0.47%, at 2,514.92. The Nasdaq Composite (IXIC) dropped 10.04 points, or 0.13%, to 7,477.27 at the opening bell.
Wall Street opens lower as record jobs growth ends
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