REFILE-US STOCKS-Futures fall after China data, Morgan Stanley results

lunes 19 de octubre de 2015 09:25 GYT

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* Futures down: Dow 39 pts, S&P 4.5 pts, Nasdaq 8 pts

By Abhiram Nandakumar

Oct 19 (Reuters) - U.S. stock index futures were slightly down on Monday after data showed that China's economic growth slipped below 7 percent for the first time since the global financial crisis and Morgan Stanley reported a slump in quarterly profit.

* China's growth slowed to 6.9 percent between July and September, but still ahead of the 6.8 percent forecast.

* Global markets rose on Monday as the data suggested China's economic health was not as bad as expected.

* However, not all markets cheered the news with Brent crude oil prices slipping below $50 a barrel on demand worries and a global supply glut.

* U.S. stocks closed higher on Friday, gaining for the third straight week and marking its longest winning streak since May.

* Investors will continue scrutinizing company reports this week with several Dow components posting quarterly results, including Verizon, Boeing and Coca-Cola.   Continuación...