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US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-S&P 500, Nasdaq open at record high on stimulus progress, job market rebound

· 02/05/2021 09:32
US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-S&P 500, Nasdaq open at record high on stimulus progress, job market rebound

- The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq opened at record highs on Friday on signs of progress towards more economic stimulus, while a closely watched jobs report confirmed the labor market was stabilizing.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average .DJI rose 38.0 points, or 0.12%, at the open to 31093.81. The S&P 500 .SPX rose 6.6 points, or 0.17%, at the open to 3878.3​, while the Nasdaq Composite .IXIC rose 47.1 points, or 0.34%, to 13824.878 at the opening bell.


(Reporting by Devik Jain in Bengaluru; Editing by Maju Samuel)

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