Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., November 11, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
(Reuters) – U.S. stocks slipped at open on Wednesday after President Donald Trump threatened to “substantially” raise tariffs if China did not strike a trade deal with the United States and on escalating tensions in Hong Kong.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average .DJI fell 69.45 points, or 0.25%, at the open to 27,622.04.
Reporting by Medha Singh in Bengaluru; Editing by Anil D’Silva