FILE PHOTO: Merchants work on the ground on the New York Inventory Alternate (NYSE) in Manhattan, New York Metropolis, U.S., December 21, 2016. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly/File Picture
(Reuters) – U.S. shares opened modestly decrease on Thursday, weighed down by losses in Apple after Credit score Suisse stated iPhone shipments sharply fell in China final month, whereas a U.S. tariff deadline on Chinese language imports loomed.
The Dow Jones Industrial Common .DJI fell 12.96 factors, or 0.05%, on the open to 27,898.34.
The S&P 500 .SPX opened decrease by 0.40 factors, or 0.01%, at 3,141.23. The Nasdaq Composite .IXIC dropped 8.69 factors, or 0.10%, to eight,645.36 on the opening bell.
Reporting by Shreyashi Sanyal in Bengaluru; Modifying by Maju Samuel