US STOCKS-Indexes set to open higher as Dec rate hike back on cards

jueves 5 de noviembre de 2015 09:55 GYT

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By Abhiram Nandakumar

Nov 5 (Reuters) - U.S. stock indexes were set for a higher open on Thursday, a day after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen indicated that an interest rate hike in December was a "live possibility".

Wall Street closed lower on Wednesday, retracing recent gains along with energy shares, while Yellen's comments added to investor caution.

Stocks have rallied since the Fed signaled last week that a December rate hike was still on the table, yet the ongoing debate over when the central bank will end an era of near-zero interest rates has added to investor uncertainty.   Continuación...