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SNAPSHOT Wall St opens lower on China COVID protests; Apple slips

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Raindrops hang on a sign for Wall Street outside the New York Stock Exchange in Manhattan in New York City, New York, U.S., October 26, 2020. REUTERS/Mike Segar/File Photo/File Photo

Wall Street’s main indexes opened lower on Monday as protests in major Chinese cities against strict COVID-19 policies reignited concerns about economic growth, while Apple slipped on a report of disruption in production at a factory in China.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) fell 71.1 points, or 0.21%, at the open to 34,275.91. The S&P 500 (.SPX) fell 20.8 points, or 0.52%, at the open to 4,005.36​, while the Nasdaq Composite (.IXIC) dropped 78.8 points, or 0.70%, to 11,147.568 at the opening bell.