US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall Street opens moderately higher ahead of Fed statement

miércoles 17 de junio de 2015 09:34 GYT

June 17 (Reuters) - Wall Street opened moderately higher on Wednesday though investors were reluctant to put any big bets as they awaited Federal Reserve's statement that is expected to provide signs on when the rate hike is likely.

The Dow Jones industrial average rose 53.11 points, or 0.3 percent, to 17,957.59; the S&P 500 gained 5.31 points, or 0.25 percent, to 2,101.6; and the Nasdaq Composite rose 13.13 points, or 0.26 percent, to 5,068.68.

(Reporting by Kanika Sikka in Bengaluru)