U.S. stock indexes were lower at the open on Thursday, ahead of the long Easter weekend, as a stronger dollar weighed on commodities.
The Dow Jones industrial average fell 53.9 points, or 0.31 percent, to 17,448.69, the S&P 500 lost 7.56 points, or 0.37 percent, to 2,029.15 and the Nasdaq composite dropped 24.32 points, or 0.51 percent, to 4,744.54.
(Reporting by Abhiram Nandakumar in Bengaluru; Editing by Anil D'Silva)
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Updated Date: Mar 24, 2016 19:45:11 IST