US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St opens higher after upbeat jobs data

viernes 8 de enero de 2016 10:32 GYT

Jan 8 - U.S. stocks opened higher on Friday as Chinese stocks recovered, oil prices rose slightly and data showed that hiring surged in December in the United States.

The Dow Jones industrial average rose 54.58 points, or 0.33 percent, to 16,568.68, the S&P 500 gained 7.7 points, or 0.4 percent, to 1,950.79 and the Nasdaq composite added 33.94 points, or 0.72 percent, to 4,723.37.