SNAPSHOT S&P 500, Dow open lower as recession fears persist

July 12 (Reuters) – The S&P 500 and Dow opened lower on Tuesday, as investors fretted about the health of the global economy with central banks around the world moving aggressively to tamp down inflation.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) fell 60.53 points, or 0.19%, at the open to 31,113.31. The S&P 500 (.SPX) opened lower by 2.48 points, or 0.06%, at 3,851.95, while the Nasdaq Composite (.IXIC) gained 48.29 points, or 0.42%, to 11,420.89 at the opening bell.

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com

Reporting by Amruta Khandekar in Bengaluru; Editing by Anil D’Silva

Our Standards: The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles.