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US: Stocks open higher, Brent hits 11-yr low

[BENGALURU] US stocks opened higher on Monday, the first day of a holiday-shortened week, as Brent crude hit an 11-year low.

The Dow Jones industrial average was up 87.49 points, or 0.51 per cent, at 17,216.04, the S&P 500 11.12 points, or 0.55 per cent, at 2,016.67 and the Nasdaq Composite index 37.39 points, or 0.76 per cent, at 4,960.48.