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S&P, Nasdaq open higher, IBM weighs down Dow | Reuters

The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq Composite opened higher on Friday after a report showed U.S. job growth accelerated sharply last month, but a drop in IBM kept the Dow in negative territory.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average .DJI was down 7.14 points, or 0.03 percent, at 20,944.33.


The S&P .SPX was up 5.14 points, or 0.22 percent, at 2,394.66 and the Nasdaq .IXIC was up 16.51 points, or 0.27 percent, at 6,091.84.

(Reporting by Yashaswini Swamynathan in Bengaluru; Editing by Savio D’Souza)

Reuters