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Wall St rises as Omicron worries

Traders wearing masks work on the trading floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City
FILE PHOTO: Traders wearing face masks work on the trading floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) as the Omicron coronavirus variant continues to spread in Manhattan, New York City, U.S., May 20 December 2021. REUTERS / Andrew Kelly

December 23, 2021

(Reuters) – Wall Street’s main indexes opened higher on Thursday after initial data showed the Omicron variant of the coronavirus was less severe than feared.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 28.5 points, or 0.08%, to open at 35782.42. The S&P 500 rose 7.4 points, or 0.16%, to open at 4703.96, while the Nasdaq Composite added 22.9 points, or 0.15%, to 15544,788 at the open.

(Reporting by Medha Singh in Bengaluru; Editing by Anil D’Silva)

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