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Markets Right Now: US stock indexes open slightly higher

FILE - In this Oct. 24, 2017, file photo people pass the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Monday, Aug 13. (AP ...

FILE - In this Oct. 24, 2017, file photo people pass the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Monday, Aug 13. (AP ...

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local):

9:35 a.m.

Stocks are opening slightly higher on Wall Street, led by gains in technology and health care companies.

Consumer-focused companies were also higher in early trading Monday. Amazon rose 1.1 percent.

Marketing and media information company Nielsen soared 14 percent after activist investor Elliott Management disclosed a stake in the company and said it should consider a sale.

The S&P 500 index fell rose 2 points, or 0.1 percent, to 2,836.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 10 points to 25,324. The Nasdaq composite rose 17 points, or 0.2 percent, to 7,856.

The yield on the 10-year Treasury note held steady at 2.88 percent.


Updated : 2021-04-23 09:34 GMT+08:00