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US: Wall Street rises at open following four-day rout

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The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 78.10 points, or 0.29 per cent, at the open to 27,159.46.

[NEW YORK] Wall Street's main indexes opened higher on Wednesday after suffering their worst four-day percentage fall in more than a year on fears of the economic damage from the global spread of the coronavirus.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 78.10 points, or 0.29 per cent, at the open to 27,159.46.

The S&P 500 opened higher by 11.69 points, or 0.37 per cent, at 3,139.90. The Nasdaq Composite gained 45.94 points, or 0.51 per cent, to 9,011.55 at the opening bell. 

REUTERS