US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall Street opens higher as oil prices rise

miércoles 5 de octubre de 2016 09:32 GYT

Oct 5 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks opened higher on Wednesday as energy companies got a boost from a rise in oil prices, which touched their highest since June.

The Dow Jones industrial average was up 54.37 points, or 0.3 percent, at 18,222.82, the S&P 500 was up 5.57 points, or 0.26 percent, at 2,156.06 and the Nasdaq composite was up 15.65 points, or 0.3 percent, at 5,305.31. (Reporting by Yashaswini Swamynathan in Bengaluru; Editing by Anil D'Silva)