U.S. stocks opened higher on Tuesday as concerns over Dubai's debt problems eased and solid manufacturing data from China boosted sentiment.

The Dow Jones industrial average <.DJI> was up 108.90 points, or 1.05 percent, at 10,453.74. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index <.SPX> rose 11.57 points, or 1.06 percent, at 1,107.20. The Nasdaq Composite Index <.IXIC> gained 23.58 points, or 1.10 percent, at 2,168.18.

(Reporting by Angela Moon; editing by Jeffrey Benkoe)