S&P 500, Dow headed lower a day after Fed hints at 'taper talk'

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(Reuters) – Wall Street’s main indexes opened higher on Thursday after weekly jobless claims hit their lowest level since the start of a pandemic-led recession.

© Reuters/BRENDAN MCDERMID FILE PHOTO: The front facade of the NYSE is seen in New York

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 10.3 points, or 0.03%, at the open to 33906.3. The S&P 500 rose 6.3 points, or 0.15%, at the open to 4121.97​, while the Nasdaq Composite rose 56.9 points, or 0.43%, to 13356.629 at the opening bell.

(Reporting by Shashank Nayar in Bengaluru; Editing by Maju Samuel)

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