US STOCKS-Indexes set to open slightly higher; GDP tops view

martes 22 de diciembre de 2015 09:48 GYT
 

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By Abhiram Nandakumar

Dec 22 (Reuters) - U.S. stock indexes were set to open slightly higher on Tuesday as third-quarter GDP growth beat estimates and crude oil prices edged up from multi-year lows.

Brent crude looked set to rise for the first time in five sessions, but global oversupply concerns limited gains.

Trading volumes are expected to be relatively light this week, with U.S. stock markets operating a shortened session on Thursday and closing on Friday for Christmas.   Continuación...