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SNAPSHOT Wall St opens higher after falling for two days


Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, U.S., November 15, 2022. REUTERS/Brenda McDermid/File Photo

Wall Street’s main indexes opened higher on Friday as investors looked past hawkish comments from a top Federal Reserve official that had fanned fears of aggressive interest rate hikes from the central bank.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) rose 60.3 points, or 0.18%, at the open to 33,606.59. The S&P 500 (.SPX) rose 19.8 points, or 0.50%, at the open to 3,966.39​, while the Nasdaq Composite (.IXIC) rose 112.0 points, or 1.01%, to 11,257.007 at the opening bell.