Wall St. eases from record levels at open after report dents trade optimism

Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., November 13, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

(Reuters) – Wall Street’s main stock indexes eased from record highs at the open on Monday after a report stoked concerns that a U.S.-China trade deal might not get through.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average .DJI fell 11.67 points, or 0.04%, at the open to 27,993.22.

The S&P 500 .SPX opened lower by 2.55 points, or 0.08%, at 3,117.91. The Nasdaq Composite .IXIC dropped 11.66 points, or 0.14%, to 8,529.16 at the opening bell.

Reporting by Medha Singh in Bengaluru; Editing by Shounak Dasgupta

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