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U.S. stocks jump at the open after midterm results


U.S. stocks opened higher on Wednesday after the midterm elections handed Democrats the and saw Republicans reinforce their control of the in a widely expected outcome.

The rose 153.45 points, or 0.60 percent, at the open to 25,788.46. The opened higher by 18.68 points, or 0.68 percent, at 2,774.13. The Composite gained 70.13 points, or 0.95 percent, to 7,446.09 at the opening bell.

(Reporting by in Bengaluru; Editing by Arun Koyyur)

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First Published: Wed, November 07 2018. 20:06 IST