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US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St opens higher shrugging off bleak GDP, jobless claims data

Jan 28 (Reuters) - Wall Street’s main indexes opened higher on Thursday, shrugging off data which showed another sharp contraction in the U.S. economy and a rise in weekly jobless claims.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 74.0 points, or 0.24%, at the open to 30377.19. The S&P 500 rose 5.0 points, or 0.13%, at the open to 3755.75, while the Nasdaq Composite rose 52.7 points, or 0.40%, to 13323.294 at the opening bell. (Reporting by Devik Jain in Bengaluru; Editing by Maju Samuel)

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