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Upbeat earnings, recovery optimism lift Wall Street at open

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Wall Street's main indexes opened higher on Wednesday as upbeat quarterly results from companies including Johnson & Johnson and Coca-Cola reignited optimism about the health of corporate America.

July 21 (Reuters) - Wall Street's main indexes opened higher on Wednesday as upbeat quarterly results from companies including Johnson & Johnson and Coca-Cola reignited optimism about the health of corporate America.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average .DJI rose 45.0 points, or 0.13%, at the open to 34556.96. The S&P 500 .SPX rose 8.1 points, or 0.19%, at the open to 4331.13​, while the Nasdaq Composite .IXIC rose 9.9 points, or 0.07%, to 14508.747 at the opening bell.

(Reporting by Devik Jain in Bengaluru; Editing by Maju Samuel)

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