Wall Street opens muted as jobless claims rise

(Reuters) - Wall Street's main indexes opened subdued on Thursday after data showed an unexpected rise in weekly jobless claims, while a steady flow of positive earnings reports offered markets some support.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 1.7 points, or flat, at the open to 34799.68. The S&P 500 rose 2.6 points, or 0.06%, at the open to 4361.27​, while the Nasdaq Composite rose 20.8 points, or 0.14%, to 14652.724 at the opening bell.

(Reporting by Devik Jain in Bengaluru; Editing by Maju Samuel)

07/22/2021 13:38

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