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US: Wall St opens higher on China data


[NEW YORK] US stocks opened higher on Wednesday, driven by strong trade data from China and JPMorgan Chase & Co's better-than-expected quarterly results.

The Dow Jones industrial average was up 40.61 points, or 0.23 per cent, at 17,761.86, the S&P 500 was up 8.18 points, or 0.4 per cent, at 2,069.9 and the Nasdaq composite was up 32.71 points, or 0.67 per cent, at 4,904.80.


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