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June 23, 2021, 9:36 a.m. EDT

Stocks open slightly higher as Nasdaq builds on record close

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By William Watts

Stocks opened slightly higher Wednesday, with the Nasdaq Composite building on the previous session's record close and the S&P 500 traded near record territory a day after Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell emphasized the central bank still expects inflation pressures to prove transitory. The Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +0.57% was up around 17 points, or less than 00.1%, near 33,962. The S&P 500 rose 0.1% to 4,251.78, not far off its record close of 4,255.15 set on June 14. The Nasdaq /zigman2/quotes/210598365/realtime COMP +0.38% , meanwhile, rose 0.3% to trade at 14,295.33.

US : Dow Jones Global
+198.98 +0.57%
Volume: 101.81M
July 29, 2021 12:07p
US : Nasdaq
+56.06 +0.38%
Volume: 1.78M
July 29, 2021 12:07p

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