Bengaluru: US stocks opened flat on Wednesday as global growth fears and a prolonged inverted US yield curve prompted investors to stay on the sidelines.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 18.61 points, or 0.07%, at the open to 25,676.34.

The S&P 500 opened higher by 1.26 points, or 0.04%, at 2,819.72. The Nasdaq Composite gained 10.52 points, or 0.14%, to 7,702.05 at the opening bell.