Wall St. opens higher, Nasdaq hits record

(Reuters) – Wall Street opened higher on Tuesday, with the Nasdaq Composite hitting a record, boosted by strong corporate earnings, and ahead of the Federal Reserve’s meeting and Apple’s results.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average .DJI rose 40.56 points, or 0.19 percent, to 20,954.02.

The S&P 500 .SPX gained 4.11 points, or 0.17 percent, to 2,392.44.

The Nasdaq Composite .IXIC added 8.93 points, or 0.15 percent, to 6,100.53.

(Reporting by Tanya Agrawal; Editing by Savio D’Souza)