US opens lower ahead of Fed minutes

Wednesday, 06. April 2022 15:30

Major stock indexes in the United States opened lower on Wednesday, as investors await the Federal Reserve Bank's remarks that will be shared later today. Meanwhile, the crisis in Ukraine continues, as the West and Russia impose countermeasures against one another.

The Dow Jones fell 0.67% or 227 points at the opening bell, as Microsoft declined 2.62% at the same time. The S&P 500 lost 0.82% at 9:31 am ET, with Monolithic Power Systems plummeting 3.04%. The Nasdaq 100 tumbled 1.31% at 9:31 am ET, as Datadog plunged 3.90% a minute later.

The euro traded 0.22% higher against the dollar at 9:29 am ET, selling for $1.109283.

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