• Wed. Oct 28th, 2020

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Tech stocks push S&P 500, Nasdaq to record highs at open – Reuters

Sept 2 (Reuters) – Technology stocks pushed the S&P 500 and Nasdaq to record highs at the open on Wednesday, while the Dow inched closer to its pre-pandemic peak as data showed a moderate rise in U.S. private payrolls last month.

The S&P 500 opened higher by 17.11 points, or 0.49%, at 3,543.76 and the Nasdaq Composite gained 107.60 points, or 0.90%, to 12,047.26 at the opening bell.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 91.13 points, or 0.32%, at the open to 28,736.79. (Reporting by Medha Singh in Bengaluru; Editing by Shounak Dasgupta)