US STOCKS-Futures rise as weak Chinese factory data raises stimulus hopes

miércoles 11 de noviembre de 2015 10:06 GYT

* China Oct retail sales grew more than expected

* Alibaba up after strong Singles' Day sales reports

* Macys down after weak quarterly sales

* Futures up: Dow 59 pts, S&P 6.5 pts, Nasdaq 13.5 pts (Adds details, comment, updates prices)

By Abhiram Nandakumar

Nov 11 (Reuters) - Wall Street looked set to open higher on Wednesday after data from China appeared to make a case for further stimulus measures from Beijing, even as investors brace for a possible hike in U.S. interest rates in December.

Industrial production in China grew at its slowest pace in seven months in October, in another sign of deflationary pressure in the world's second-largest economy.

However, retail sales for the same month expanded more than expected as consumer sentiment remained strong.

E-commerce giant Alibaba provided further evidence that the Chinese consumer remains upbeat.   Continuación...