US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St opens higher as oil rallies

Last Updated: Thu, Dec 01, 2016 20:20 hrs

Dec 1 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks opened higher on Thursday, the first trading day of December, as oil rally continued, lifting shares of energy companies.

The Dow Jones industrial average was up 54.17 points, or 0.28 percent, at 19,177.75, the S&P 500 was up 2.92 points, or 0.13 percent, at 2,201.73 and the Nasdaq composite was up 1.43 points, or 0.03 percent, at 5,325.11. (Reporting by Yashaswini Swamynathan in Bengaluru; Editing by Anil D'Silva)

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