US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St opens slightly lower on last day of qtr

Last Updated: Fri, Mar 31, 2017 19:20 hrs

March 31 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks opened slightly lower on Friday as investors locked in gains on what is likely to be Wall Street's strongest first-quarter performance in four years.

he Dow Jones industrial average was down 36.13 points, or 0.17 percent, at 20,692.36, the S&P 500 was down 4.39 points, or 0.185384 percent, at 2,363.67 and the Nasdaq composite was down 8.77 points, or 0.15 percent, at 5,905.57. (Reporting by Yashaswini Swamynathan in Bengaluru; Editing by Anil D'Silva)

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