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Wall Street opens higher on earnings optimism


(Reuters) - The main U.S. indexes opened more than 0.5 percent higher on Thursday as expectations that lower U.S. taxes would fuel corporate earnings added to a slight easing of nerves over conflict.

The rose 171.64 points, or 0.71 percent, to 24,361.09. The gained 14.41 points, or 0.55 percent, to 2,656.6. The added 44.13 points, or 0.62 percent, to 7,113.16.

(Reporting by in Bengaluru; Editing by Arun Koyyur)

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First Published: Thu, April 12 2018. 19:21 IST