US STOCKS-Wall St set to open higher on hopes of Greece deal
* June consumer confidence data expected to rise
* Greece PM in last-minute talks with ECB
* Futures up: Dow 83 pts, S&P 13 pts, Nasdaq 21 pts (Adds comment, updates prices)
By Sweta Singh
June 30 (Reuters) - Wall Street was set to open higher on Tuesday, a day after the Dow and the S&P 500 registered their worst session since October, as investors hoped Greece would strike a last-minute deal to avoid an exit from the euro zone.
Greece is hours away from defaulting on a 1.6 billion euro repayment to the International Monetary Fund.
The European Commission made its final push to try to persuade Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras to accept a bailout deal he has rejected before.
"We are looking at some sort of a bounce from yesterday's sharp decline," said Peter Cardillo, chief market economist at Rockwell Global Capital in New York.
"This last-minute talk of a deal is basically causing some short covering." Continuación...