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Wall Street Rises at Open After 5-Day Slump

Wall Street rose at the open on Wednesday following data that showed the US private sector created more jobs than expected in December and as deflation concerns in the euro zone were seen pushing the bloc's central bank into action.
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New York: Wall Street rose at the open on Wednesday following data that showed the US private sector created more jobs than expected in December and as deflation concerns in the euro zone were seen pushing the bloc's central bank into action.

The Dow Jones industrial average rose 67.94 points, or 0.39 per cent, to 17,439.58.

The S&P 500 gained 8.74 points, or 0.44 per cent, to 2,011.35.



The Nasdaq Composite added 32.43 points, or 0.71 per cent, to 4,625.16.

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