Wall Street edges up to record after Fed surprise

Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks opened slightly higher on Thursday, with the S&P 500 hitting a new intraday record high, a day after the Federal Reserve surprised markets by keeping its stimulus measures intact.

The Dow Jones industrial average rose 14.1 points, or 0.09 percent, to 15,691.04, the S&P 500 gained 4.25 points, or 0.25 percent, to 1,729.77 and the Nasdaq Composite added 14.4 points, or 0.38 percent, to 3,798.088.

(Reporting by Rodrigo Campos; Editing by Bernadette Baum)

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