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US: Stocks open higher as crude steadies


[BENGALURU] US stocks opened higher on Tuesday as crude prices edged up, recovering some of their Monday losses.

The Dow Jones industrial average rose 66.7 points, or 0.38 per cent, to 17,594.97, the S&P 500 gained 8.85 points, or 0.43 per cent, to 2,065.35 and the Nasdaq Composite index added 24.97 points, or 0.5 per cent, to 5,065.95.