Wall Street starts higher as inflation moderates

The floor of the New York Stock Exchange (GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA/AFP/SPENCER PLATT)

The New York Stock Exchange indexes are up at the opening on Friday, after two positive sessions, in the wake of a moderation in inflation in February.

The Dow Jones advanced 0.51%, the tech-dominated Nasdaq 0.34% and the S&P 500 0.43% minutes after opening. On Thursday, the Dow Jones gained 0.43% to 33,118 points and the Nasdaq gained 0.73% to 13,075.25 points, while the broader S&P 500 index rose 0.57% to 4,086.50 points, thus experiencing its fifth positive session in six trading days.

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