Dow falls over 2 percent at open as volatility rises

(Reuters) - The Dow Jones Industrial Average opened almost another 2 percent lower on Tuesday after two days of heavy losses that have undermined faith in the U.S. stock market's almost decade-long rally.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average <.DJI> fell 536.97 points, or 2.21 percent, to 23,808.78. The S&P 500 <.SPX> lost 49.06 points, or 1.85 percent, to 2,599.88 and the tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite <.IXIC> dropped 128.97 points, or 1.85 percent, to 6,838.56.

(Reporting by Tanya Agrawal; Editing by Arun Koyyur)

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Markets

DJIA 24,448.69 -14.25 -0.06%
NASDAQ 7,128.60 -17.52 -0.25%
S&P 500 2,670.29 0.15 0.01%
NIKKEI 225 22,177.18 89.14 0.40%
HANG SENG 30,254.40 0.00 0.00%
DAX 12,572.39 31.89 0.25%
USD (per EUR) 1.22 0.00 -0.15%
USD (per CHF) 0.98 0.00 0.07%
JPY (per USD) 108.86 0.11 0.10%
GBP (per USD) 1.39 0.00 -0.11%

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