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Wall Street opens higher as Syria fears wane


(Reuters) - U.S. stocks opened higher on Monday as investors bet the weekend's U.S.-led missile attack on Syria would not escalate into a broader conflict, while turning their focus to the earnings season.The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 123.01 points, or 0.50 percent, at the open to 24,483.15. The S&P 500 opened higher by 13.80 points, or 0.52 percent, at 2,670.10. The Nasdaq Composite gained 47.22 points, or 0.66 percent, to 7,153.87 at the opening bell. (Reporting by Sruthi Shankar in Bengaluru; Editing by Anil D'Silva)(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is ...

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First Published: Mon, April 16 2018. 19:26 IST