© Reuters. Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, U.S., August 29, 2022. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
(Reuters) – U.S. stock indexes opened lower on Thursday, starting September on a dour note as weak factory activity surveys from Europe and Asia amplified fears of a global economic slowdown.
The fell 55.85 points, or 0.18%, at the open to 31,454.58. The opened lower by 18.27 points, or 0.46%, at 3,936.73, while the dropped 108.76 points, or 0.92%, to 11,707.44 at the opening bell.