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(Reuters) - Wall Street slipped at the open on Wednesday as U.S. President Donald Trump cast fresh doubts over current U.S.-China trade talks and investors awaited a Federal Reserve report for cues on pace of future interest rate hikes.

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FILE PHOTO: Traders work at the Citadel Securities post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, U.S., July 18, 2016. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo

The Dow Jones Industrial Average .DJI fell 76.70 points, or 0.31 percent, at the open to 24,757.71. The S&P 500 .SPX opened lower by 10.46 points, or 0.38 percent, at 2,713.98. The Nasdaq Composite .IXIC dropped 43.42 points, or 0.59 percent, to 7,335.03 at the opening bell.

Reporting by Medha Singh in Bengaluru; Editing by Sriraj Kalluvila

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