September 4, 2019 / 1:39 PM / 17 days ago

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St opens higher as robust Chinese data eases growth concerns

Sept 4 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks rose broadly at the open on Wednesday as encouraging data from China allayed concerns of slowing global growth, with sentiment getting a boost on signs of easing tensions in Hong Kong following the withdrawal of a controversial bill.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 183.97 points, or 0.70%, at the open to 26,301.99.

The S&P 500 opened higher by 18.40 points, or 0.63%, at 2,924.67. The Nasdaq Composite gained 75.65 points, or 0.96%, to 7,949.81 at the opening bell. (Reporting by Shreyashi Sanyal in Bengaluru)

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