Wall St. opens higher, Nasdaq hits record

News 02 May 2017
Wall St. opens higher, Nasdaq hits record

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., May 1, 2017. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

Wall Street opened higher on Tuesday, with the Nasdaq Composite hitting a record, boosted by strong corporate earnings, and ahead of the Federal Reserve's meeting and Apple's results.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average .DJI rose 40.56 points, or 0.19 percent, to 20,954.02.

The S&P 500 .SPX gained 4.11 points, or 0.17 percent, to 2,392.44.

The Nasdaq Composite .IXIC added 8.93 points, or 0.15 percent, to 6,100.53.

(Reporting by Tanya Agrawal; Editing by Savio D'Souza)

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