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US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Nasdaq opens at record high on private jobs data, virus treatment talks

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Feb 5 (Reuters) - Nasdaq hit a record high at the open on Wednesday following a strong monthly domestic private jobs data and on reports of treatments to fight the fast-spreading coronavirus.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 241.10 points, or 0.84%, at the open to 29,048.73. The S&P 500 opened higher by 27.32 points, or 0.83%, at 3,324.91. The Nasdaq Composite gained 106.12 points, or 1.12%, to 9,574.10 at the opening bell. (Reporting by Medha Singh in Bengaluru; Editing by Arun Koyyur)

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