US STOCKS-Wall St opens sharply higher following goods data

miércoles 26 de agosto de 2015 10:02 GYT
 

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By Tanya Agrawal

Aug 26 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks opened sharply higher on Wednesday, with all three major indexes up about 2 percent, after data showed durable goods orders rose more than expected in July.

Analysts had expected a fall of 4 percent. Orders for core capital goods, a proxy for business investment, rose 2.2 percent - the biggest gain in 13 months..

All 10 major S&P sectors were higher, led by the technology index's 3.4 percent gain.

Apple rose 4 percent to give the biggest boost to the S&P and the Nasdaq.   Continuación...