October 4, 2019 / 1:39 PM / 12 days ago

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St opens higher on modest job growth in Sept

Oct 4 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks opened higher on Friday after data showed a moderate increase in job growth in September, with the unemployment rate dropping to a 50-year low, easing worries of a sharp slowdown in the world's largest economy.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 70.66 points, or 0.27%, at the open to 26,271.70.

The S&P 500 opened higher by 7.93 points, or 0.27%, at 2,918.56. The Nasdaq Composite gained 36.17 points, or 0.46%, to 7,908.44 at the opening bell. (Reporting by Medha Singh in Bengaluru; Editing by Sriraj Kalluvila)

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