US STOCKS-Wall St set to open lower on weak China trade data

martes 13 de octubre de 2015 08:59 GYT

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By Abhiram Nandakumar

Oct 13 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks were set to open lower on Tuesday after weak China trade data added to worries about slowing global economic growth.

Data showed Chinese imports fell 20 percent in September due to weak commodity prices and domestic demand, reinforcing views that growth in the world's second-largest economy was sputtering.

Energy stocks are expected to remain under pressure as crude prices slipped after the International Energy Agency said markets would remain oversupplied for at least another year.   Continuación...