Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, U.S., October 12, 2021. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

(Reuters) – Wall Street’s main indexes opended higher on Wednesday, with gains in technology stocks boosting the Nasdaq, with investors shrugging off a solid rise in monthly consumer prices.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 5.63 points, or 0.02%, at the open to 34,372.71. The S&P 500 opened higher by 7.36 points, or 0.17%, at 4,358.01, while the Nasdaq Composite gained 71.24 points, or 0.49%, to 14,537.17 at the opening bell.

Reporting by Sruthi Shankar in Bengaluru; Editing by Arun Koyyur

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