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Wall Street opens higher on trade hopes, progress to avert government shutdown

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(Reuters) - U.S. stocks opened higher on Tuesday, buoyed by a tentative deal reached by U.S. lawmakers to avoid another partial government shutdown and as the and expressed optimism about the ongoing trade talks.

The rose 98.92 points, or 0.39 percent, at the open to 25,152.03. The S&P 500 opened higher by 12.81 points, or 0.47 percent, at 2,722.61. The Composite gained 50.95 points, or 0.70 percent, to 7,358.85 at the opening bell.

(Reporting by in Bengaluru; Editing by Sriraj Kalluvila)

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First Published: Tue, February 12 2019. 20:28 IST
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