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US: Wall Street opens higher as post-Christmas continues

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US stocks opened higher on Friday in broad-based gains, with technology stocks providing the biggest boost as the market rallied for the third day.

[NEW YORK] US stocks opened higher on Friday in broad-based gains, with technology stocks providing the biggest boost as the market rallied for the third day.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 74.79 points, or 0.32 per cent, at the open to 23,213.61.

The S&P 500 opened higher by 9.94 points, or 0.40 per cent, at 2,498.77. The Nasdaq Composite gained 37.29 points, or 0.57 per cent, to 6,616.79 at the opening bell.

REUTERS

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