Wall St rises as growth stocks regain, strong jobs data

FILE PHOTO: The front facade of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) is seen in New York City, U.S., May 4, 2021. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

(Reuters) – Wall Street’s main indexes opened higher on Wednesday after megacap stocks bounced back from a steep selloff in the previous session, while a survey showed a solid rise in private jobs in April.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 30.96 points, or 0.09%, at the open to 34,163.99. The S&P 500 opened higher by 12.40 points, or 0.30%, at 4,177.06, while the Nasdaq Composite gained 97.63 points, or 0.72%, to 13,731.13 at the opening bell.

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