UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) — US stocks open higher on Monday as optimism continued in the first quarter of the year as a sudden recovery in Chinese factory activity and new signs of progress in US-China trade talks.
The Dow Jones industrial average <.DJI> was up 146.42 points, or 0.56 percent, at 260,75.10.
The Standard & Poor’s 500 Index was up 14.23 points, or 0.50 percent, to open at 2,448.63.
The Nasdaq Composite Index was up 70.92 points, or 0.92 percent, at 7,800.24.
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