Wall Street Rises at Open on Eurozone Hopes

   on September 26 2011 9:50 AM

Wall Street stocks opened higher on Monday on hopes Eurozone policymakers were putting together new measures to help ease the region's debt crisis, but little clarity on their potential effectiveness could keep markets volatile.

The Dow Jones industrial average .DJI gained 1.89 points, or 0.02 percent, to 10,773.37. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index .SPX rose 8.33 points, or 0.73 percent, to 1,144.76. The Nasdaq Composite Index .IXIC added 8.18 points, or 0.33 percent, to 2,491.41.

(Reporting by Chuck Mikolajczak)

 

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