US: Wall St opens flat as tech boost offset by big banks, Stocks

US: Wall St opens flat as tech boost offset by big banks, Stocks


Thu, Aug 09, 2018 – 9:50 PM

[NEW YORK] US stocks opened flat on Thursday as gains in the high-growth technology sector were offset by a drag in shares of big US lenders.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 6.04 points, or 0.02 per cent, at the open to 25,589.79.

The S&P 500 opened lower by 0.51 points, or 0.02 per cent, at 2,857.19. The Nasdaq Composite dropped 1.81 points, or 0.02 per cent, to 7,886.52 at the opening bell.

REUTERS

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