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Wall Street opens higher on trade deal optimism


(Reuters) - U.S. stocks opened higher on Tuesday, lifted by hopes that the and would strike a deal to end their months-long trade war that has battered financial markets.

The rose 148.97 points, or 0.63 percent, at the open to 23,680.32. The S&P 500 opened higher by 18.42 points, or 0.72 percent, at 2,568.11. The Composite gained 69.97 points, or 1.03 percent, to 6,893.44 at the opening bell.

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First Published: Tue, January 08 2019. 20:08 IST