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Wall Street opens higher after ECB decision, retail sales data


(Reuters) - U.S. stocks opened higher on Thursday on better-than-expected May retail sales data, while investors assessed the European Central Bank's move to end its stimulus program and the U.S. Federal Reserve's guidance on monetary policy.

The rose 53.45 points, or 0.21 percent, at the open to 25,254.65. The opened higher by 7.58 points, or 0.27 percent, at 2,783.21. The Composite gained 27.84 points, or 0.36 percent, to 7,723.53 at the opening bell.

(Reporting by in Bengaluru; Editing by Anil D'Silva)

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First Published: Thu, June 14 2018. 19:07 IST