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US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Nasdaq opens at record level, focus on economic data

reuters.com · 09/01/2021 09:38
US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Nasdaq opens at record level, focus on economic data

- The Nasdaq hit a record high on Wednesday as weaker-than-expected private payrolls data fueled hopes for an extended support from the U.S. central bank.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average .DJI rose 26.82 points, or 0.08%, at the open to 35,387.55.

The S&P 500 .SPX opened higher by 6.12 points, or 0.14%, at 4,528.80, while the Nasdaq Composite .IXIC gained 49.74 points, or 0.33%, to 15,308.98 at the opening bell.


(Reporting by Sruthi Shankar in Bengaluru; Editing by Saumyadeb Chakrabarty)

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