August 30, 2019 / 1:37 PM / a month ago

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St opens higher on trade optimism

Aug 30 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks opened broadly higher on Friday as investors took comfort from signals that the United States and China will resume trade talks, easing worries about further damage from their long-standing trade war that has roiled financial markets.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 114.14 points, or 0.43%, at the open to 26,476.39.

The S&P 500 opened higher by 12.51 points, or 0.43%, at 2,937.09. The Nasdaq Composite gained 41.76 points, or 0.52%, to 8,015.16 at the opening bell. (Reporting by Akanksha Rana in Bengaluru; Editing by Shounak Dasgupta)

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