November 28, 2018 / 2:37 PM / 20 days ago

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St opens higher on trade truce hopes; Powell speech eyed

Nov 28 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks opened higher on Wednesday on hopes of a trade truce between the United States and China at the G20 Summit, and as investors looked forward to Fed Chairman Jerome Powell's speech for clues on the path of interest rate hikes.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 84.11 points, or 0.34 percent, at the open to 24,832.84.

The S&P 500 opened higher by 9.28 points, or 0.35 percent, at 2,691.45. The Nasdaq Composite gained 52.38 points, or 0.74 percent, to 7,135.08 at the opening bell. (Reporting by Amy Caren Daniel in Bengaluru; Editing by Shounak Dasgupta)

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