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Wall Street Opens Higher as Investors Await Fed Meet

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U.S. stocks opened higher as investors saw little room for the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates in a two-day meeting starting Tuesday.

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The Dow Jones industrial average was up 83.62 points, or 0.46 percent, at 18,203.79, the S&P 500 <.SPX> was up 8.89 points, or 0.42 percent, at 2,148.01 and the Nasdaq composite was up 19.53 points, or 0.37 percent, at 5,254.56.

(Reporting by Yashaswini Swamynathan in Bengaluru; Editing by Don Sebastian)