US STOCKS-Indexes set to open higher as oil recovers slightly

martes 26 de enero de 2016 09:54 GYT
 

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By Abhiram Nandakumar

Jan 26 (Reuters) - U.S. stock indexes were set to open higher on Tuesday as oil edged up in a volatile session and investors looked ahead to the Federal Reserve's policy meeting and Apple's results.

Crude prices were hovering around $30 a barrel on hopes that OPEC and non-OPEC producers would come together to tackle a massive supply glut.

Global stocks came under pressure after data showed a steep fall in rail freight in the world's second largest economy, raising concerns about a China-led global slowdown.

Investors are still reeling from a turbulent start to the year, which saw Wall Street post its worst-ever start to a new year. A recovery late last week was largely wiped out on Monday as a fall in energy and materials stocks pulled indexes lower.   Continuación...