Nov 30 (Reuters) – U.S. stocks opened sharply lower on Tuesday after a warning from vaccine maker Moderna’s chief executive on the effectiveness of COVID-19 shots against the Omicron variant hammered travel, energy and banking shares.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 78.95 points, or 0.22%, at the open to 35,056.99.
The S&P 500 opened lower by 15.02 points, or 0.32%, at 4,640.25. The Nasdaq Composite dropped 66.34 points, or 0.42%, to 15,716.50 at the opening bell. (Reporting by Ambar Warrick; Editing by Shounak Dasgupta)