Wall Street Opens Lower as West Ratchets Up Sanctions Against Russia

By Reuters
Reuters
Reuters
February 28, 2022 Updated: February 28, 2022

Wall Street’s main indexes fell at the open on Monday as investors assessed the fallout from a new set of sanctions imposed by the Western countries on Russia over its invasion of Ukraine.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 188.13 points, or 0.55 percent, at the open to 33,870.62. The S&P 500 opened lower by 30.48 points, or 0.70 percent, at 4,354.17, while the Nasdaq Composite dropped 123.80 points, or 0.90 percent, to 13,570.83 at the opening bell.

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