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US stocks expected to open lower as investors consider prospect of slower growth and higher interest rates

25 April 2022

6.30am: US stocks set to open lower US stocks were expected to open lower on Monday as a busy week for corporate earnings as well as economic data from the world’s biggest economy unfolds and as Russia’s invasion of Ukraine enters a third month, keeping investors on a state of high alert. Coronavirus-related restrictions in China are driving Chinese stocks lower and leading to fears that global economic growth will suffer, adding another strand of worry to already uncertain markets.