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US: Wall St opens higher as US-China trade talks restart

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US stocks opened higher on Monday as the latest round of trade talks between the world's largest economies began in Beijing, while US lawmakers attempted to hammer out a deal to avoid another government shutdown.

[NEW YORK] US stocks opened higher on Monday as the latest round of trade talks between the world's largest economies began in Beijing, while US lawmakers attempted to hammer out a deal to avoid another government shutdown.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 36.48 points, or 0.15 per cent, at the open to 25,142.81.

The S&P 500 opened higher by 4.52 points, or 0.17 per cent, at 2,712.40. The Nasdaq Composite gained 29.17 points, or 0.40 per cent, to 7,327.37 at the opening bell.

REUTERS

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