US STOCKS-Futures rise after report of Greek debt extension

martes 10 de febrero de 2015 08:52 GYT
 

* Futures hit session high after report of Greek extension

* Coca-Cola up in premarket after results

* Starwood Hotels to spin-off vacation ownership business

* Futures up: Dow 100 pts, S&P 12.25 pts, Nasdaq 26.25 pts

By Chuck Mikolajczak

NEW YORK, Feb 10 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks climbed on Tuesday after two straight declining sessions, with index futures jumping after a report of a proposal for a 6-month debt extension for Greece as negotiations continued.

* Futures surged to a session high after MNSI reported the EU commission will propose the 6-month extension, citing sources.

* The European Commission said earlier it had low expectations that meetings of euro zone finance ministers and EU leaders this week would produce a final agreement on Greece, which wants a debt restructuring.

* After a sluggish start to the year that saw the S&P 500 drop 3.1 percent in January, the index managed to notch its best gain in seven weeks last week on a rebound in oil prices. The S&P stands 2.1 percent away from its record closing high on Dec. 29.   Continuación...