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Market Snapshot: U.S. stock futures drop after North Korea test, as traders take Labor Day break

U.S. stock-index futures fell Monday, with analysts blaming the drop on renewed worries about North Korea after the isolated nation conducted its largest-ever nuclear test.

Futures for the main equity benchmarks were declining alongside European and Asian markets, putting the market on track for a selloff at Tuesday’s open, as American stock exchanges are closed Monday for Labor Day.

Dow Jones Industrial Average futures YMU7, -0.25% pulled back by 55 points, or 0.3%, to 21,925.00. They briefly traded lower by as many as 103 points, according to FactSet data.

S&P 500 futures ESU7, -0.29% lost 6.45 points, or 0.3%, to 2,467.75, while Nasdaq-100 futures NQU7, -0.25% shed 13.25 points, or 0.2%, to 5,975.00.

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