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US: Wall St opens higher in muted holiday trading

[NEW YORK] Wall Street's main indexes opened higher in thin holiday trading on Thursday, helped by a rally in commodities and a weaker dollar.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 46.86 points, or 0.19 per cent, to 24,821.16. The S&P 500 gained 3.57 points, or 0.13 per cent, to 2,686.19. The Nasdaq Composite added 14.14 points, or 0.2 per cent, to 6,953.48.


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