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Wall Street opens higher as oil rises
December 27, 2016 / 2:37 PM / a year ago

Wall Street opens higher as oil rises

(Reuters) - U.S. stocks opened slightly higher on Tuesday as higher oil prices lifted energy stocks.

Traders work on the floor at the opening of the day's trading at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in Manhattan, New York City, U.S., December 22, 2016. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

The Dow Jones industrial average was up 26.58 points, or 0.13 percent, at 19,960.39, the S&P 500 was up 2.98 points, or 0.131638 percent, at 2,266.77 and the Nasdaq composite was up 7.76 points, or 0.14 percent, at 5,470.45.

Reporting by Yashaswini Swamynathan in Bengaluru; Editing by Anil D'Silva

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