Chinese market up 5%; U.S. equities to follow

June 1, 2015 08:46 AM

U.S. stocks opened higher on Monday following a strong rally in Chinese stock markets and ahead of a string of domestic economic data.

The Dow Jones industrial average rose 90.25 points, or 0.5%, to 18,100.93, the S&P 500 gained 8.6 points, or 0.41%, to 2,115.99 and the Nasdaq Composite added 26.03 points, or 0.51%, to 5,096.06.

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Narottam Medhora, Reuters