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(Reuters) - Wall Street’s main indexes opened lower on Wednesday, spooked by a report that China is considering slowing or halting purchases of U.S. government debt.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average .DJI[1] fell 65.71 points, or 0.26 percent, to 25,320.09. The S&P 500 .SPX[2] lost 8.51 points, or 0.309309 percent, to 2,742.78. The Nasdaq Composite .IXIC[3] dropped 33.98 points, or 0.47 percent, to 7,129.60.

Reporting by Sruthi Shankar in Bengaluru; Editing by Arun Koyyur

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