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(Reuters) - The Dow opened slightly higher on Wednesday, boosted by Boeing’s (BA.N) 3.4 percent jump after strong results, while the Nasdaq and S&P 500 were little changed as U.S. bond yields climbed above the 3 percent level.

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Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., April 18, 2018. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

The Dow Jones Industrial Average .DJI rose 46.07 points, or 0.19 percent, at the open to 24,070.20. The S&P 500 .SPX opened higher by 0.36 points, or 0.01 percent, at 2,634.92. The Nasdaq Composite .IXIC gained 2.64 points, or 0.04 percent, to 7,009.99 at the opening bell.

Reporting by Sruthi Shankar in Bengaluru; Editing by Shounak Dasgupta

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