Wall St opens lower on recovery fears as focus turns to Fed

FILE PHOTO: A Wall St. street sign is seen near the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, U.S., September 17, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

(Reuters) – Wall Street’s main indexes edged lower on Wednesday as renewed fears about the pace of a post-pandemic recovery dented demand for economically sensitive sectors, while investors awaited the release of the Fed minutes for clues on the path of monetary policy support going forward.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 33.1 points, or 0.09%, at the open to 35310.2. The S&P 500 fell 7.1 points, or 0.16%, at the open to 4440.94, while the Nasdaq Composite dropped 19.9 points, or 0.14%, to 14636.244 at the opening bell.

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