US STOCKS-Oil rebound offers respite to badly bruised Wall Street

jueves 21 de enero de 2016 16:15 GYT
 

* Draghi says ECB could reconsider policy in March

* Crude oil prices rise more than 5 pct

* Pipeline operator Kinder Morgan surges 16 pct

* Indexes up: Dow 0.75 pct, S&P 0.55 pct, Nasdaq 0.16 pct (Updates to afternoon)

By Noel Randewich

Jan 21 (Reuters) - Wall Street staged a modest rally on Thursday as oil prices recorded their biggest gain this year and ECB President Mario Draghi raised hopes of further stimulus.

Seven of 10 major S&P 500 sectors rose, with a 3.3 percent jump in energy stocks leading the way.

Helping global and U.S. stocks, the European Central Bank kept its main rates on hold and Draghi said the central bank would "review and possibly reconsider" its monetary policy as early as March. Many analysts had not expected a rate cut before June.

Also boosting share prices, oil spiked from a 12-year low after U.S. crude stockpiles did not rise as much as feared.   Continuación...