Wall Street opens higher on strong earnings

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Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., October 13, 2017. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid (Reuters)

(Reuters) - Wall Street opened higher on Tuesday, the last trading of October, helped by a string of upbeat earnings reports from companies such as Kellogg and Mastercard.

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The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 26.64 points, or 0.11 percent, to 23,375.38. The S&P 500 <.SPX> gained 2.9 points, or 0.11 percent, to 2,575.73. The Nasdaq Composite added 17.59 points, or 0.26 percent, to 6,716.55.

(Reporting by Tanya Agrawal; Editing by Sriraj Kalluvila)

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