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US: Dow opens slightly higher on industrial gains


[NEW YORK] The Dow opened slightly higher on Wednesday, boosted by Boeing's 3.4 per cent jump after strong results, while the Nasdaq and S&P 500 were little changed as US bond yields climbed above the 3 per cent level.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 46.07 points, or 0.19 per cent, at the open to 24,070.20. The S&P 500 opened higher by 0.36 points, or 0.01 per cent, at 2,634.92. The Nasdaq Composite gained 2.64 points, or 0.04 per cent, to 7,009.99 at the opening bell.


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