US STOCKS-Wall St set for higher open on strong private jobs data

miércoles 4 de noviembre de 2015 09:36 GYT
 

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By Abhiram Nandakumar

Nov 4 (Reuters) - Wall Street was set to open higher on Wednesday after a report showed private sector job growth was stronger than expected last month, giving investors some optimism about the health of the labor market ahead of Friday's nonfarm payrolls data.

The ADP's report on private employment showed an addition of 182,000 jobs in October, compared with the forecast of 180,000 additions.

Other data showed that the U.S. trade deficit narrowed sharply in September to its lowest level in seven months as exports rebounded.

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