The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) is seen in the financial district of lower Manhattan during the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in New York City, U.S., April 26, 2020. REUTERS/Jeenah Moon
(Reuters) – U.S. stock markets jumped at the open on Tuesday on another round of upbeat quarterly earnings reports, even as investors braced for a likely slide in consumer confidence data later in the day.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average .DJI rose 223.39 points, or 0.93%, at the open to 24,357.17.
The S&P 500 .SPX opened higher by 31.48 points, or 1.09%, at 2,909.96, while the Nasdaq Composite .IXIC gained 95.52 points, also 1.09%, to 8,825.69 at the opening bell.
Reporting by C Nivedita in Bengaluru; Editing by Arun Koyyur
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