U.S. Stocks Surge On Upbeat Jobs Report

U.S. Stocks Surge On Upbeat Jobs Report

New York (AFP) – U.S. stocks bounced higher in opening trade Friday after a better-than-expected labor report showed solid job creation in November.

At the opening bell, the Dow Jones Industrial Average surged 54.90 points (0.35 percent) to 15,876.41.

The broad-based S&P 500 advanced 9.79 (0.55 percent) to 1,794.82, while the tech-rich Nasdaq Composite Index jumped 35.71 (0.89 percent) to 4,068.87.

AFP Photo/Timothy Clary


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