Jan 8 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks opened higher on Tuesday, lifted by hopes that the United States and China would strike a deal to end their months-long trade war that has battered financial markets.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 148.97 points, or 0.63 percent, at the open to 23,680.32. The S&P 500 opened higher by 18.42 points, or 0.72 percent, at 2,568.11. The Nasdaq Composite gained 69.97 points, or 1.03 percent, to 6,893.44 at the opening bell. (Reporting by Sruthi Shankar in Bengaluru)