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US: Wall St opens up on Apple, Boeing boost


[NEW YORK] US stocks rose at the open on Wednesday, boosted by earnings from Apple and Boeing, but focus could shift later in the day to the Federal Reserve's first two-day policy meeting of the year.

The Dow Jones industrial average rose 30.34 points, or 0.17 per cent, to 17,417.55, the S&P 500 gained 11.14 points, or 0.55 per cent, to 2,040.69 and the Nasdaq Composite added 60.55 points, or 1.29 per cent, to 4,742.05.