Aug 21 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks opened higher on Wednesday, as strong results from Lowe's and Target boosted retailers, while investors awaited minutes from the Federal Reserve's July policy meeting due later in the day.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 182.92 points, or 0.70%, at the open to 26,145.36.
The S&P 500 opened 21.53 points, or 0.74%, higher at 2,922.04. The Nasdaq Composite gained 68.51 points, or 0.86%, to 8,017.07 at the opening bell. (Reporting by Akanksha Rana in Bengaluru)