US STOCKS-Wall St set to open higher as oil recovers some losses

miércoles 3 de febrero de 2016 09:47 GYT

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By Tanya Agrawal

Feb 3 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks were set to open higher on Wednesday as oil prices recovered slightly and the private sector added more jobs than expected in the United States.

Oil prices pared some losses after Russia reiterated its openness to talking with OPEC about output cuts, which helped revive hope among investors that the world's largest producers could act to boost prices.

Shares of oil majors Exxon and Chevron were up about 0.4 percent in premarket trading.

Oil prices have fallen about 70 percent in the past 18 months, hit by a growing glut and cooling economic growth in China and other emerging markets.   Continuación...