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US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St rises at open on Apple boost; Fed in focus

July 31 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks opened higher on Wednesday, lifted by Apple's shares, as the iPhone maker's upbeat earnings eased concerns over the impact of the U.S.-China trade war, while investors awaited an almost certain cut in interest rates by the Federal Reserve.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 46.65 points, or 0.17%, at the open to 27,244.67.

The S&P 500 opened higher by 3.04 points, or 0.10%, at 3,016.22. The Nasdaq Composite gained 17.18 points, or 0.21%, to 8,290.80 at the opening bell. (Reporting by Medha Singh in Bengaluru; Editing by Arun Koyyur)