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US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St opens higher on hopes of economic recovery

Reuters | Updated: 12-05-2020 19:04 IST | Created: 12-05-2020 19:04 IST
US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St opens higher on hopes of economic recovery

U.S. stocks opened higher on Tuesday on hopes that the easing of virus-led business shutdowns would help jump-start a battered global economy, with investors also weighing the risks of reopening too soon.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 70.85 points, or 0.29%, at the open to 24,292.84. The S&P 500 opened higher by 9.18 points, or 0.31%, at 2,939.50, while the Nasdaq Composite gained 32.80 points, or 0.36%, to 9,225.15 at the opening bell.



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