US STOCKS-Wall St set to open higher, interest rates in focus

lunes 9 de mayo de 2016 09:00 GYT

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By Yashaswini Swamynathan

May 9 (Reuters) - Wall Street was set to open slightly higher on Monday after Friday's lackluster U.S. jobs report suggested the Federal Reserve will raise rates just once this year.

The market was also underpinned by crude prices, which held on to last week's gains after wildfires in Canada hit supplies.

U.S. stocks broke a three-day losing streak and closed higher on Friday after investors focused on the positive aspects of the April jobs report.

Still, a bigger-than-expected drop in China's imports and exports in April pointed to weak demand and raised concerns about the ability of the world's second-largest economy to sustain its recent recovery.   Continuación...