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American equity markets virtually unchanged at opening

FXstreet.com (Barcelona) - The US Stock market experienced a tepid opening Thursday as Cypriot banks reopen, and with investors looking ahead to Good Friday. Beginning with the indices and composites, the NASDAQ fell -0.08% as it settles in region of 3253.96, down -2.62 points in these moments. In addition, the S&P 500 is trading in negative territory, operating at 1561.28, descending -1.63 points or -0.10% at the time of writing. Finally, the Dow Jones has edged higher at the opening, trading in the zone of 14528.24, presently +0.01% after a movement of +2.08 points.

Sectors are all mixed currently, however the Consumer Cyclical and Basic Materials sectors have distinguished themselves as main losers thus far, declining -0.53% and -0.27% respectively. In other news, the price of crude has settled above USD $96.54/bbl Thursday, trading off its session highs.

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