Wall Street opens higher as tech finds respite at end of torrid week

FILE PHOTO: American flags hang from the facade of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) building after the start of Thursday’s trading session in Manhattan in New York City, New York, U.S., January 28, 2021. REUTERS/Mike Segar

(Reuters) – Wall Street’s main indexes opened higher on Friday, as technology-related stocks rose after being sold off for most parts of the week, while investors awaited a reading on monthly business activity data.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 10.8 points, or 0.03%, at the open to 31504.13. The S&P 500 rose 7.2 points, or 0.18%, at the open to 3921.16, while the Nasdaq Composite rose 63.8 points, or 0.46%, to 13929.2 at the opening bell.

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