US stock markets open lower as coronavirus cases rise
Updated : April 01, 2020 07:20 PM IST
About 20 minutes into trading, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 1.0 percent at 22,103.22.
S&P 500 also fell 1.0 percent to 2,600.94, while the tech-rich Nasdaq Composite Index shed 0.5 per cent to 7,733.30.
There have been more than 790,000 cases around the world and more than 38,000 fatalities.