June 5, 2020 / 1:37 PM / a month ago

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St jumps on surprise fall in unemployment rate

June 5 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks jumped at the open on Friday after a closely watched report showed a surprise drop in the U.S. unemployment rate, lending weight to hopes of a faster economic rebound from a coronavirus-driven slump.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 554.98 points, or 2.11%, at the open to 26,836.80. The S&P 500 opened higher by 51.49 points, or 1.65%, at 3,163.84, while the Nasdaq Composite gained 87.73 points, or 0.91%, to 9,703.54 at the opening bell. (Reporting by Devik Jain in Bengaluru; editing by Uttaresh.V)

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