Trader Gregory Rowe works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Monday, Sept. 26, 2016. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
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Stock prices around the world fell Monday ahead of the first U.S. presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, while oil prices rose in advance of an informal OPEC meeting in Algeria on hopes for an output cut.In afternoon trading, the Dow Jones industrial average was 157.86 points, or 0.86 percent, lower at 18,103.59, the S&P 500 was down 17.59 points, or 0.81 percent, to 2,147.1, and the Nasdaq Composite was 47.23 points, or 0.89 percent, lower to 5,258.51 .The MSCI world equity index, which tracks shares in 45 nations, fell 3.8 points, or 0.9 percent, to 416.20 .U.S. crude was last up $1.62, or up 3.64 percent, at $46.1 per barrel.
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