Wall Street opens slightly stronger amid stimulus hopes, easing trade tensions

(Reuters) - U.S. stocks opened marginally higher on Friday as an interest rate cut by China's central bank and signs of co-operation on trade between the world's two largest economies allayed concerns about a slowdown in global growth.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average <.DJI> rose 7.39 points, or 0.03%, at the open to 27,102.18. The S&P 500 <.SPX> opened higher by 1.63 points, or 0.05%, at 3,008.42. The Nasdaq Composite <.IXIC> gained 2.00 points, or 0.02%, to 8,184.88 at the opening bell.

(Reporting by Ambar Warrick in Bengaluru; Editing by Anil D'Silva)

09/20/2019 13:35

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