Wall Street’s main indexes rose for a third straight session on Thursday after early data suggested the Omicron variant of the coronavirus was less severe than feared, lifting the mood ahead of Christmas break.
At 10:49 a.m. ET, the Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) was up 0.59% at 35,965.59. The S&P 500 (.SPX) was up 0.64% at 4,726.72 and the Nasdaq Composite (.IXIC)was up 0.63% at 15,620.423.
** SciPlay Corporation (SCPL.O): down 17.2%
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** Tesla Inc (TSLA.O): up 3.0%
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