US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Nasdaq opens at record level, focus on economic data
Sept 1 (Reuters) - The Nasdaq hit a record high on Wednesday as weaker-than-expected private payrolls data fueled hopes for an extended support from the U.S. central bank.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average .DJI rose 26.82 points, or 0.08%, at the open to 35,387.55.
The S&P 500 .SPX opened higher by 6.12 points, or 0.14%, at 4,528.80, while the Nasdaq Composite .IXIC gained 49.74 points, or 0.33%, to 15,308.98 at the opening bell.
(Reporting by Sruthi Shankar in Bengaluru; Editing by Saumyadeb Chakrabarty)
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