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Wall St opens higher on upbeat start to earnings

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The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 23.84 points, or 0.09 per cent, at the open to 26,811.20.

[NEW YORK] US stocks opened higher on Tuesday, as strong earnings reports from JPMorgan Chase, UnitedHealth and Johnson & Johnson allayed concerns about the fallout from a prolonged US-China trade war on corporate America.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 23.84 points, or 0.09 per cent, at the open to 26,811.20.

The S&P 500 opened higher by 7.46 points, or 0.25 per cent, at 2,973.61. The Nasdaq Composite gained 26.20 points, or 0.33 per cent, to 8,074.85 at the opening bell. 

REUTERS

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