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US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St ticks higher at open on trade optimism, strong retail sales


Reuters Washington DC
Updated: 13-09-2019 19:05 IST
US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St ticks higher at open on trade optimism, strong retail sales

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The S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrials indexes opened modestly higher on Friday, on growing optimism around trade talks between the United States and China as well as stronger-than-expected domestic retail sales.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 34.22 points, or 0.13%, at the open to 27,216.67.

The S&P 500 opened higher by 2.64 points, or 0.09%, at 3,012.21. The Nasdaq Composite dropped 3.90 points, or 0.05%, to 8,190.57 at the opening bell.

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