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S&P 500, Dow rise as economic growth picks up pace

The S&P 500 and the Dow indexes rose on Thursday (July 29) as a slate of strong corporate earnings reports and data showing a pickup in U.S. economic growth reinforced optimism around a steady post-pandemic recovery.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 55.1 points, or 0.16%, at the open to 34985.99.

The S&P 500 rose 2.9 points, or 0.07%, at the open to 4403.59​, while the Nasdaq Composite rose 8.6 points, or 0.06%, to 14771.168 at the opening bell.

(Production: Hyeongmi Kim & Aleksandra Michalska)

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