Wall Street opens higher as trade worries ease

Wall Street opens higher as trade worries ease

Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., May 23, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

(Reuters) – U.S. stocks rose at the open on Friday, a day after a sharp sell off, as sentiment was buoyed by comments from President Donald Trump predicting a swift end to the protracted trade dispute with China.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 60.60 points, or 0.24%, at the open to 25,551.07. The S&P 500 opened higher by 10.17 points, or 0.36%, at 2,832.41. The Nasdaq Composite gained 47.28 points, or 0.62%, to 7,675.57 at the opening bell.

Reporting by Amy Caren Daniel in Bengaluru; Editing by Arun Koyyur

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