US stocks edge higher as eurozone meets

Reported by AAP
Tuesday, March 13, 2012
Australia's richest and poorest postcodesOne pocket of Sydney's eastern suburbs earn close to nine times more than those who live in the country's poorest area.

US stocks have inched higher at the opening of trading as investors wait for European leaders to put the final touches on a massive bailout for Greece.

The Dow Jones industrial average rose 40 points in the first few minutes of trading on Monday to 12,962.

The Standard & Poor's 500 edged up two points to 1,373.

The Nasdaq composite rose five points to 2,993.

Markets in France, the UK, Spain and Greece were mixed as eurozone leaders head into a meeting to try to hammer out the final details of a second bailout program for Greece.

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