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Wall Street opens higher ahead of US Treasury Secretary nominee speech

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 170.2 points, or 0.55%, at the open to 30,985.11. The S&P 500 rose 24.6 points, or 0.66%, at the open to 3,792.96

twitter-logoReuters | January 19, 2021 | Updated 21:58 IST
Wall Street opens higher ahead of US Treasury Secretary nominee speech
Nasdaq Composite rose 134.2 points, or 1.03%, to 13,132.72 at the opening bell

Wall Street's main indexes opened higher on Tuesday after upbeat earnings from big U.S. banks and Halliburton, while investors awaited a speech from U.S. Treasury Secretary nominee Janet Yellen that is expected to advocate hefty fiscal spending.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 170.2 points, or 0.55%, at the open to 30,985.11. The S&P 500 rose 24.6 points, or 0.66%, at the open to 3,792.96, while the Nasdaq Composite rose 134.2 points, or 1.03%, to 13,132.72 at the opening bell.

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