U.S. stocks opened lower on Friday, dragged down by technology shares, as investors grappled with fresh U.S.-China trade tensions, political turmoil in Italy and a surprise contraction in Britain’s economy.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average .DJI fell 41.10 points, or 0.16%, at the open to 26,337.09. The S&P 500 .SPX opened lower by 7.58 points, or 0.26%, at 2,930.51. The Nasdaq Composite .IXIC dropped 41.97 points, or 0.52%, to 7,997.19 at the opening bell.
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