S&P 500 opens at record high as Omicron risks recede

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The S&P 500 opened at a record high on Tuesday, building on a four-day rally amid thin trading volumes, with investors unshaken by Omicron-driven travel disruptions and store closures.

The S&P 500 opened higher by 4.30 points, or 0.09 per cent, at 4,795.49.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0.61 points at the open to 36,302.99, while the Nasdaq Composite gained 23.94 points, or 0.15 per cent, to 15,895.20 at the opening bell.