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Wall Street opens lower as strong jobs data fuels rate-hike worries

The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 132.92 points, or 0.41%, at the open to 32,593.90.

August 05, 2022 / 07:12 PM IST

Wall Street's main indexes opened lower on Friday as a solid July jobs report bolstered the case for the Federal Reserve to continue on its path of aggressive interest rate hikes.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 132.92 points, or 0.41%, at the open to 32,593.90.

The S&P 500 opened lower by 36.07 points, or 0.87%, at 4,115.87, while the Nasdaq Composite dropped 181.78 points, or 1.43%, to 12,538.81 at the opening bell.
Reuters
first published: Aug 5, 2022 07:12 pm
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