Wall Street slips as bank results fail to excit

The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 29.34 points, or 0.13 per cent, to 22,843.55. The S&P 500 lost 3.31 points, or 0.12 per cent, to 2,551.93.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 29.34 points, or 0.13 per cent, to 22,843.55. The S&P 500 lost 3.31 points, or 0.12 per cent, to 2,551.93.PHOTO: AFP

NEW YORK (REUTERS) - Wall Street was slightly lower at the open on Thursday (Oct 12) as results of major banks JPMorgan and Citigroup failed to fuel the optimism that has driven indexes to record highs.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 29.34 points, or 0.13 per cent, to 22,843.55. The S&P 500 lost 3.31 points, or 0.12 per cent, to 2,551.93. The Nasdaq Composite dropped 9.09 points, or 0.14 per cent, to 6,594.46.