S&P 500: Stocks Open Higher on Greek Economic Data

Stocks on S&P 500 Open HigherThe S&P 500 is opening the trading session higher on Thursday, June 25, as investors are optimistic for a deal to avert a Greek default on a proposal from its creditors.

The differences between Greece’s proposal and that of its creditors are not big enough to justify failing to reach an agreement, a senior Greek government official said. Greek officials said that if talks fell apart, the country does not have the money to pay the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Tuesday.

The S&P 500is starting the trading day in the green,up 0.36% as of 9:35 a.m. E.T. The broad-based Dow Jones Industrial Average and technology-heavy NASDAQ Composite Indexare also inching higher.

Also Read: S&P 500: Greek Debt Talks Send Indices Down

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