US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St opens lower on final day of torrid quarter

March 31 (Reuters) – Wall Street’s main indexes opened lower on Tuesday, with the S&P 500 headed for its worst first quarter since 1938 amid growing evidence of the scale of the damage caused by the collapse in oil prices and business activity due to the coronavirus.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 119.06 points, or 0.53%, at the open to 22,208.42.

The S&P 500 opened lower by 11.96 points, or 0.46%, at 2,614.69. The Nasdaq Composite dropped 34.09 points, or 0.44%, to 7,740.06 at the opening bell. (Reporting by Medha Singh in Bengaluru; Editing by Arun Koyyur)

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