Wall Street jumps to the opening after the rout of the previous session

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Traders leave Gate 11 Wall Street of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, New York, the United States, June 11, 2020. REUTERS / Brendan McDermid

(Reuters) – US stocks opened much higher on Friday, one day after their biggest one-day dive in about three months, fearing a resurgence of coronavirus infections.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average .DJI rose 531.25 points, or 2.11%, at opening to 25,659.42.

The S&P 500 .SPX opened up 68.94 points, or 2.30%, to 3,071.04. The Nasdaq Composite .IXIC gained 223.14 points, or 2.35%, to 9,715.87 at the opening bell.

(This story corrects the day of the first paragraph from Friday to Thursday)

Medha Singh reports to Bengaluru; Editing by Shounak Dasgupta

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