Wall Street opens higher shrugging off bleak GDP, jobless claims data By Reuters

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(Reuters) – Wall Street’s main indexes opened higher on Thursday, shrugging off data which showed another sharp contraction in the U.S. economy and a rise in weekly jobless claims.

The rose 74.0 points, or 0.24%, at the open to 30377.19. The rose 5.0 points, or 0.13%, at the open to 3755.75​, while the rose 52.7 points, or 0.40%, to 13323.294 at the opening bell.

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