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US: Wall St opens higher after wage growth data

Friday, July 31, 2015 - 21:43

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US stocks edged up on Friday as historically low wage growth supported the view that the Fed could delay the timing of a rate increase.

[NEW YORK] US stocks edged up on Friday as historically low wage growth supported the view that the Fed could delay the timing of a rate increase.

The Dow Jones industrial average rose 10.96 points, or 0.06 per cent, to 17,756.94, the S&P 500 gained 2.98 points, or 0.14 per cent, to 2,111.61 and the Nasdaq composite added 12.37 points, or 0.24 per cent, to 5,141.16.

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