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Wall Street opens in green and the Dow Jones climbs 0.13%

 Wall Street opened this Wednesday in green and the Industrial Dow Jones, its main indicator, rose 0.13% in a day marked by more corporate results, including Apple, and an appearance by the Federal Reserve.

Half an hour after the start of operations, the Dow Jones added 34.23 points, up to 26,627.14 points, while the selective S & P 500 rose 0.04% or 1.17 units, to 2,947.00.

The composite index of the Nasdaq market, in which the main technological groups are trading, picked up slightly more, by 0.26% or 21.40 points, to 8,116.79.

The New York parquet opened this Wednesday with optimism after a previous day that ended up divided, setting a record in the S & P 500 but with the Nasdaq in negative territory, hindered by a lower growth in sales of Alphabet, the parent of Google.

After the results of this technology, investors react to those of Apple, which met the expectations of analysts despite winning 7% less in its first fiscal semester due to the decline in the turnover of the iPhone.

According to Wall Street analysts, the season of quarterly accounts is being better than expected: for the moment, 75% of corporate companies that have disclosed their data have exceeded estimates.

By sectors, the technology was the one that recorded higher profits, of 0.70%, ahead of the industrial (0.40%) and the communications (0.35%), while the utility companies yielded a 0 , 71% and health services 0.69%.

On the other hand, this Wednesday we expect news from the Federal Reserve, which will announce the results of its last meeting on monetary policy, and new data on the health of the US economy.

In the Dow Jones group it boosted Apple’s progress (5.25%), followed a long way by Goldman Sachs (0.88%), Walt Disney (0.75%) and JPMorgan (0.59%).

On the downside, especially Home Depot (-1.07%), McDonald’s (-0.99%), Pfizer (-0.81%) and 3M (-0.78%) were down.

In other markets, Texas oil fell to $ 63.88 a barrel, gold fell to $ 1,283 an ounce, the yield on the 10-year Treasury bond fell to 2.48% and the dollar lost ground to the euro. , with a change of 1,124. (EFEUSA) .-

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