S&P opens lower as U.S. shutdown extends

(Reuters) – The benchmark S&P 500 index opened lower on Monday, weighed down by losses in Boeing, Apple and General Electric, and as a U.S. government shutdown entered its third day.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average .DJI fell 88.26 points, or 0.34 percent, to 25,983.46. The S&P 500 .SPX lost 1.7 points, or 0.060492 percent, to 2,808.6. The Nasdaq Composite .IXIC added 0.83 points, or 0.01 percent, to 7,337.21.

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