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US: S&P, Dow open higher as bank shares rise

[BENGALURU] The S&P and the Dow opened higher on Friday on gains in banking shares, while the Nasdaq was dragged 5 per cent lower by losses in Facebook.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 80.35 points, or 0.31 per cent, to 25,655.08. The S&P 500 gained 2.31 points, or 0.084 per cent, to 2,769.87. The Nasdaq Composite dropped 6.13 points, or 0.08 per cent, to 7,205.65.


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