US STOCKS-Wall St opens higher on Greek hopes

martes 23 de junio de 2015 10:04 GYT
 

* Global markets higher on hopes of Greek debt solution

* Fed's Powell says economy could be ready for first hike in Sept

* Non-defense capital goods orders excluding aircraft rises in May

* Momo shares jump after receiving "going private" proposal

* Indexes up: Dow 0.21 pct, S&P 0.15 pct, Nasdaq 0.04 pct (Updates to open)

By Tanya Agrawal

June 23 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks were higher for the second straight session on Tuesday on continued expectations that Greece is near a deal that will prevent it from defaulting on loans, and data pointing to a rebound in business investment plans.

Global markets were higher, with European shares climbing to a three-week high, after Athens proposed new reforms on Monday, which were cautiously welcomed by euro zone finance ministers.

"It now appears that we will have a short-term solution to the problem," said Andreas Clenow, hedge fund trader and principal at ACIES Asset Management.   Continuación...