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us-stocksNEW YORK: US stocks opened higher Thursday, chasing solid gains in markets in Asia and Europe, helped by an expected strong upward revision in the US economic growth estimate for the third quarter.

 

All major sectors were higher, led by consumer goods and mining stocks.

 

Five minutes into trade, the Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed 52.98 points (0.41 percent) to 13,038.09.

 

The S&P 500 gained 7.34 (0.52 percent) at 1,417.27, while the Nasdaq Composite added 20.79 (0.69 percent) at 3,012.57.

 

Copyright AFP (Agence France-Presse), 2012


 



 
Index Closing Chg%
Arrow DJIA 17,804.80 0.15
Arrow Nasdaq 4,765.38 0.36
Arrow S&P 2,070.65 0.46
Arrow FTSE 6,545.27 1.23
Arrow DAX 9,786.96 0.25
Arrow CAC-40 4,241.65 0.18
Arrow Nikkei 17,621.40 2.39
Arrow H.Seng 23,116.63 1.25
Arrow Sensex 27,371.84 0.90






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Annual2013/14
Foreign Debt $61.805bn
Per Cap Income $1,386
GDP Growth 4.14%
Average CPI 8.6%
MonthlyOctober
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WeeklyDecember 18, 2014
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