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Dow briefly falls over 1,000 points as pandemic worries grow

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(Reuters) - The blue-chip Dow Jones Industrial Average index briefly fell more than 1,000 points on Monday, as investors dumped riskier assets after a jump in coronavirus cases outside China fueled global growth worries.

At 12:19 a.m. ET, the Dow was down 973.17 points, or 3.36%, at 28,019.24, the S&P 500 was down 108.87 points, or 3.26%, at 3,228.88. The Nasdaq Composite was down 365.94 points, or 3.82%, at 9,210.65.

Reporting by Medha Singh and Shreyashi Sanyal in Bengaluru; Editing by Arun Koyyur

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