US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St opens higher ahead of Fed minutes

July 5 (Reuters) - Wall Street opened higher on Wednesday as investors awaited minutes of the Federal Reserve's last meeting for more clues on interest rate hikes this year.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 16.46 points, or 0.08 percent, to 21,495.73. The S&P 500 gained 2.69 points, or 0.11 percent, to 2,431.7. The Nasdaq Composite added 13.96 points, or 0.23 percent, to 6,124.02. (Reporting by Tanya Agrawal; Editing by Anil D'Silva)