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S&P 500 opens at record high, with focus on earnings and data

(Reuters) – The S&P 500 opened at an all-time high on Monday, extending a record run from the previous session, with investors awaiting the start of the second-quarter earnings season and a batch of economic data.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 33.41 points, or 0.10%, at the open to 34,836.75. The S&P 500 opened higher by 2.86 points, or 0.07%, at 4,372.41, while the Nasdaq Composite gained 41.94 points, or 0.29%, to 14,743.86 at the opening bell.

(Reporting by Shreyashi Sanyal in Bengalurul; Editing by Maju Samuel)


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