© Reuters. Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange shortly after the opening bell in New York© Reuters. Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange shortly after the opening bell in New York

(Reuters) – Wall Street’s main indexes opened higher on Wednesday, led by gains in technology and consumer discretionary stocks and ahead of the release of minutes of the Federal Reserve’s recent policy meeting.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJI) rose 36.99 points, or 0.15 percent, to 25,001.74. The S&P 500 (SPX) gained 6.61 points, or 0.243349 percent, to 2,722.87. The Nasdaq Composite (IXIC) added 31.84 points, or 0.44 percent, to 7,266.15.

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