US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St opens higher after China data

martes 1 de julio de 2014 09:32 GYT

NEW YORK, July 1 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks kicked off the third quarter with a higher open on Tuesday, after a report showed China's factory sector expanded in June for the first time in six months, and ahead of U.S. data expected to show manufacturing continued to grow.

The Dow Jones industrial average rose 23.32 points or 0.14 percent, to 16,849.92, the S&P 500 gained 4.29 points or 0.22 percent, to 1,964.52 and the Nasdaq Composite added 18.04 points or 0.41 percent, to 4,426.22. (Editing by Bernadette Baum)