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US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St opens higher on Disney boost, healthcare earnings
Published at 05/08/2020 at 14:35

Aug 5 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks opened higher on Wednesday as Disney's surprise quarterly profit and a slate of upbeat results from healthcare companies lifted sentiment ahead of service sector data.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 96.31 points, or 0.36%, at the open to 26,924.78.

The S&P 500 opened higher by 13.75 points, or 0.42%, at 3,320.26. The Nasdaq Composite gained 26.71 points, or 0.24%, to 10,967.87 at the opening bell.

(Reporting by Ambar Warrick in Bengaluru; editing by Uttaresh.V)

((Ambar.Warrick@thomsonreuters.com; +91-80-6182-2837; Reuters Messaging: ambar.warrick.thomsonreuters.com@reuters.net; Twitter: @AmbarWarrick))