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

miércoles 7 de octubre de 2015 09:33 GYT

Oct 7 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks opened higher on Wednesday as crude oil prices rose for the fourth day in a row, with Brent crude on track to post its best 4-day run in more than a month.

The Dow Jones industrial average rose 82.71 points, or 0.49 percent, to 16,872.9. The S&P 500 gained 9.96 points, or 0.5 percent, to 1,989.88 and the Nasdaq composite added 25.80 points, or 0.54 percent, to 4,774.16. (Reporting by Sudarshan Varadhan in Bengaluru; Editing by Savio D'Souza)