U.S. stocks opened higher Wednesday, building on Tuesday's gains, as global markets continued to shake off worries about the impact of the U.K.'s vote last week to quit the European Union. A rise in crude-oil prices also offered support to stocks. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 103 points, or 0.6%, to 17,516, the S&P 500 index rose 15 points, or 0.8%, to 2,052, while the Nasdaq Composite Index advanced 41 points, or 0.9%, to 4,733. The two-day climb comes after a brutal two-day rout in global equities that saw more than $3 trillion in value washed away following Britain's referendum to leave the EU, known as Brexit.
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