REFILE-US STOCKS-Wall St set to open flat as commodities sell-off eases

miércoles 9 de diciembre de 2015 10:06 GYT
 

(Refiles to correct to "eases" from "ease" in headline)

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* Futures: Dow up 11 pts, S&P down 2 pts, Nasdaq down 10 pts

By Tanya Agrawal

Dec 9 (Reuters) - Wall Street looked set to open little changed on Wednesday after China's consumer inflation rose slightly but remained under the government's 3 percent target for the year and oil prices stabilized after two days of bruising sell-off.

Data showed China's November consumer price index surprised on the upside, rising 1.5 percent on-year from 1.3 percent in October.

Calmer commodity prices helped steady sentiment too. Oil prices clawed back some of their losses as U.S. crude inventories dipped, while copper prices also held their ground.   Continuación...