Wall St. slips as Trump raises possibility of delaying elections

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(Reuters) – U.S. stock indexes opened lower on Thursday as President Donald Trump raised the possibility of delaying the nation’s November presidential election despite its date being enshrined in the U.S. Constitution.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average .DJI fell 172.15 points, or 0.65%, at the open to 26,367.42. The S&P 500 .SPX opened lower by 26.68 points, or 0.82%, at 3,231.76, while the Nasdaq Composite .IXIC dropped 92.82 points, or 0.88%, to 10,450.12 at the opening bell.

Reporting by Sagarika Jaisinghani in Bengaluru; Editing by Shounak Dasgupta

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