US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall Street edges up with eyes on Swiss franc

jueves 15 de enero de 2015 10:37 GYT

NEW YORK Jan 15 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks rose at the open on Thursday led by commodity-related stocks as oil prices stabilized, while a move by the Swiss National Bank to scrap its three-year euro cap on the franc kept traders on edge and markets volatile.

The Dow Jones industrial average rose 13.91 points, or 0.08 percent, to 17,441, the S&P 500 gained 1.71 points, or 0.09 percent, to 2,012.98 and the Nasdaq Composite added 3.33 points, or 0.07 percent, to 4,642.65. (Reporting by Rodrigo Campos; Editing by Bernadette Baum)