Wall St steady at open as investors assess Fed minutes
Aug 18 (Reuters) - Wall Street's main indexes were subdued at the open on Thursday, with investors seeking fresh signals for future rate hikes after minutes from the Federal Reserve's July meeting suggested a less aggressive monetary policy tightening path.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average .DJI rose 1.54 points at the open to 33,981.86.
The S&P 500 .SPX opened lower by 0.91 points, or 0.02%, at 4,273.13, while the Nasdaq Composite .IXIC dropped 0.34 points to 12,937.79 at the opening bell.
Reporting by Bansari Mayur Kamdar in Bengaluru; Editing by Shounak Dasgupta
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