US STOCKS-Wall St set to open lower as investors pause

lunes 25 de abril de 2016 09:03 GYT

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By Tanya Agrawal

April 25 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks looked set to open lower on Monday as a dip in oil prices, underwhelming earnings and the impending U.S. Federal Reserve meeting prompted investors to pull back from risky assets.

The central bank's policymakers are expected to hold interest rates steady when they meet on Tuesday and Wednesday, but may tweak their description of the economic outlook to reflect more benign conditions that leave the path open for future rate rises.

Traders are also keeping an eye on the outcome of a Bank of Japan meeting on Thursday, with expectations that Japan could push deeper into negative interest rate territory.   Continuación...