US stocks higher to start Q3 on positive note

US stocks opened higher Thursday to kick off the month of July on a positive note.

The Dow Jones gained 48 points to 34,551. The S&P 500 added 11 to 4,309.

The Nasdaq rose 29 to 14,533 with Netflix and Uber adding 1.3% and 2.5%, respectively.

The VIX volatility index showed a steep decline, falling 1% to 15.67. The dollar index was also down 0.1% to 92.35.

The yield on the 10-year US Treasury, however, was up 1.2% at 1.461%.

Source: Anadolu Agency

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