June 20 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks rose at open on Wednesday led by technology and media stocks after a punishing few sessions due to a rapid escalation in trade tensions between the United States and China.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 70.96 points, or 0.29 percent, at the open to 24,771.17.
The S&P 500 opened higher by 7.14 points, or 0.26 percent, at 2,769.73. The Nasdaq Composite gained 38.56 points, or 0.50 percent, to 7,764.15 at the opening bell. (Reporting by Medha Singh in Bengaluru; Editing by Shounak Dasgupta)