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Wall St opens higher on upbeat earnings, healthcare boost

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The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 22.79 points, or 0.08 per cent, at the open to 26,850.43.

[NEW YORK] Wall Street opened higher on Tuesday after a batch of upbeat earnings reports eased concerns over domestic growth and the fallout from the U.S.-China trade war, while a surge in Biogen boosted the healthcare sector.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 22.79 points, or 0.08 per cent, at the open to 26,850.43.

The S&P 500 opened higher by 4.01 points, or 0.13 per cent, at 3,010.73. The Nasdaq Composite gained 25.14 points, or 0.31 per cent, to 8,188.12 at the opening bell. 

REUTERS

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