US STOCKS-Wall St set to open higher as China stems rout

jueves 9 de julio de 2015 09:05 GYT

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By Tanya Agrawal

July 9 (Reuters) - Wall Street was set to open higher on Thursday after Beijing's efforts to halt a rout in Chinese stocks finally bore fruit and the U.S. Federal Reserve's June meeting minutes indicated that a rate hike might be pushed back.

U.S. stocks fell sharply on Wednesday as market turmoil in China, a rout in commodity prices, the Greek crisis and a major outage on the New York Stock Exchange spooked investors.

The NYSE resumed operations late in the trading day after a technical problem forced a suspension for more than three hours in the biggest outage to hit a U.S. financial market in nearly two years.   Continuación...