REFILE-US STOCKS-Wall St set to climb at open, buoyed by GE divestment plan

April 10, 2015 1:08 PM

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April 10 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks were poised to edge up at the open on Friday as investors lauded GE's decision to divest the bulk of its high-risk GE Capital business.

General Electric jumped about 7 percent in premarket trading and about 27 million shares exchanged hands, the most active stock on the New York Stock Exchange, after the company said there was potential to return more than $90 billion to investors through 2018.

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