US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall Street kicks off 2018 on a strong note

Jan 2 (Reuters) - Wall Street's main indexes opened higher on Tuesday, the first trading day of 2018, signaling stocks were set to extend last year's strong run.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 112.93 points, or 0.46 percent, to 24,832.15.

The S&P 500 gained 11.3 points, or 0.42265 percent, to 2,684.91.

The Nasdaq Composite added 28.66 points, or 0.42 percent, to 6,932.04. (Reporting by Sruthi Shankar in Bengaluru; Editing by Sriraj Kalluvila)