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Markets Right Now: Energy stocks open slightly higher

Stocks are opening slightly higher on Wall Street

Markets Right Now: Energy stocks open slightly higher

NEW YORK (AP) -- The latest on developments in global financial markets (all times local):

9:35 a.m.

Stocks are opening slightly higher on Wall Street, led by gains in technology and health care companies.

It was a quiet open for stocks on Wednesday a day after the market dropped sharply.

Apple rose 2 percent, the biggest gain in the Dow Jones industrial average.

The Dow was up 10 points, less than 0.1 percent, to 18,075.

The Standard & Poor's 500 index edge up 1 point to 2,128. The Nasdaq composite climbed 16 points, or 0.3 percent, to 5,170.

Bond prices rose. The yield on the 10-year Treasury note fell to 1.71 percent.


Updated : 2021-02-27 05:46 GMT+08:00