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US: Wall St opens higher, Nasdaq ticks to another record

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US stock indexes opened higher on Wednesday, with electric carmaker Tesla and insurer United Health among the biggest drivers, while the tech-heavy Nasdaq inched to another record high.

[NEW YORK] US stock indexes opened higher on Wednesday, with electric carmaker Tesla and insurer United Health among the biggest drivers, while the tech-heavy Nasdaq inched to another record high.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 54.16 points, or 0.22 per cent, at the open to 24,854.14. The S&P 500 opened higher by 4.45 points, or 0.16 per cent, at 2,753.25. The Nasdaq Composite gained 14.94 points, or 0.20 per cent, to 7,652.81 at the opening bell.

REUTERS

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