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 (.DJI) fell 78.95 points, or 0.22%, at the open to 35,056.99.
The S&P 500 (.SPX) opened lower by 15.02 points, or 0.32%, at 4,640.25. The Nasdaq Composite (.IXIC) dropped 66.34 points, or 0.42%, to 15,716.50 at the opening bell.
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Reporting by Ambar Warrick; Editing by Shounak Dasgupta
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