Thursday, August 07 15:51:36
U.S. stocks rose broadly at the open today following upbeat labour market data, amid a backdrop of a sanctions confrontation between Russia and the West that highlighted the relative strength of the U.S. economy.
The Dow Jones industrial average rose 49.97 points or 0.3 percent, to 16,493.31, the S and P 500 gained 7.07 points or 0.37 percent, to 1,927.31 and the Nasdaq Composite added 15.43 points or 0.35 percent, to 4,370.48. (Reuters)
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