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

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Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, (NYSE) in New York, NY, U.S., April 30, 2018. REUTERS/Brendan Mcdermid/Files

Feb 5 (Reuters) - 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.

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Reporting by Devik Jain in Bengaluru; Editing by Maju Samuel

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