Dec 15 (Reuters) – Wall Street’s main indexes opened flat on Wednesday as the latest readings on inflation solidified bets that the Federal Reserve might announce a speedier winddown of its pandemic-era monetary stimulus later in the day.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) rose 5.17 points, or 0.01%, at the open to 35,549.35.
The S&P 500 (.SPX) opened higher by 2.37 points, or 0.05%, at 4,636.46, while the Nasdaq Composite (.IXIC) dropped 6.93 points, or 0.05%, to 15,230.71 at the opening bell.
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Reporting by Shreyashi Sanyal in Bengaluru; Editing by Maju Samuel
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