S&P 500 opens at record high on tech boost

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(Reuters) – The S&P 500 index opened at a record high on Tuesday, lifted by shares of mega-cap technology firms, while Beijing’s regulatory crackdown hammered shares of several U.S.-listed Chinese firms.

© Reuters/ANDREW KELLY A security camera is seen next to signage outside of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, New York

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 3.8 points, or 0.01%, at the open to 34,790.16. The S&P 500 rose 4.1 points, or 0.09%, at the open to a record high of 4,356.46 ​, while the Nasdaq Composite rose 22.2 points, or 0.15%, to 14661.548 at the opening bell.

(Reporting by Devik Jain in Bengaluru; Editing by Arun Koyyur)