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Wall St opens higher ahead of euro summit

Wall St opens higher ahead of euro summit
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First Published: Fri, Oct 21 2011. 07 10 PM IST

Updated: Fri, Oct 21 2011. 07 10 PM IST
New York: US stocks opened higher on Friday ahead of a weekend European Union debt-crisis summit that could potentially remove one of the biggest overhangs for markets and allow investors to focus on corporate results.
The Dow Jones industrial average gained 140.40 points, or 1.22%, to 11,682.18. The Standard & Poor’s 500 Index rose 12.58 points, or 1.04%, to 1,227.97. The Nasdaq Composite Index climbed 30.95 points, or 1.19%, to 2,629.57.
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First Published: Fri, Oct 21 2011. 07 10 PM IST
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