FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., October 9, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
(Reuters) – U.S. stocks opened flat on Thursday, as top negotiators from the United States and China meet for the first time since late July to try to hammer out a deal to end the 15-month long trade war.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average .DJI fell 28.66 points, or 0.11%, at the open to 26,317.35.
Reporting by Shreyashi Sanyal in Bengaluru; Editing by Shounak Dasgupta