US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St rises at open as technology stocks gain

Dec 13 (Reuters) - Wall Street opened higher on Wednesday on gains in technology stocks while investors awaited the Federal Reserve's decision on an interest rate hike due later in the day.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 19.73 points, or 0.08 percent, to 24,524.53. The S&P 500 gained 2.78 points, or 0.10435 percent, to 2,666.89. The Nasdaq Composite added 17.65 points, or 0.26 percent, to 6,879.97.

(Reporting by Rama Venkat Raman in Bengaluru; Editing by Arun Koyyur)