US STOCKS-Wall St set to open lower as oil rally stalls

jueves 4 de febrero de 2016 09:56 GYT

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By Tanya Agrawal

Feb 4 (Reuters) - Wall Street looked set to open lower on Thursday as oil prices slipped, pressured by oversupply and skepticism about the progress of efforts to lobby crude producers for output cuts.

Oil prices had rallied 7 percent on Wednesday as the dollar weakened after weak U.S. data and comments from a Fed policymaker signaled that further rate hikes could be delayed.

Oil majors Exxon and Chevron were down about 1 percent in premarket trading, while ConocoPhillips was down 5.8 percent after the company slashed its quarterly dividend.

The dollar index which measures the greenback against a basket of six major currencies, hit 96.65, its lowest level in more than three months.   Continuación...