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Dow drops 100 pts on N.Korea missile test
August 29, 2017 / 1:05 PM / 21 days ago

Dow drops 100 pts on N.Korea missile test

A street sign for Wall Street is seen outside the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, U.S., December 28, 2016. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly/File Photo

REUTERS - U.S. stocks opened sharply lower on Tuesday, with the Dow losing more than 100 points, as North Korea’s missile test over Japan escalated tensions with the United States, and President Donald Trump warned that “all options are on the table”.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 123.16 points, or 0.56 percent, to 21,685.24. The S&P 500 lost 15.85 points, or 0.648463 percent, to 2,428.39.

The Nasdaq Composite dropped 53.68 points, or 0.85 percent, to 6,229.34.

Reporting by Sruthi Shankar in Bengaluru; Editing by Sriraj Kalluvila

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