CORRECTED-US STOCKS-Futures start quarter on a quiet note ahead of data

lunes 3 de octubre de 2016 07:39 GYT
 

(Corrects paragraph 11 to show that Tesla's third-quarter deliveries rose to "24,500", not "245,000")

* Futures: Dow up 3 pts, S&P down 0.75 pts, Nasdaq down 1 pt

By Yashaswini Swamynathan

Oct 3 (Reuters) - U.S. stock index futures started the fourth quarter on a quiet note and were little changed ahead of economic data on Monday and later this week that will give investors further clues on the health of the economy.

* The Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) from the Institute of Supply Management is expected to have risen to 50.3 in September from 49.4 the previous month. The data is due at 10:00 a.m. ET (1400 GMT).

* Investors are also on the lookout for news from Deutsche Bank, which is working to reach a settlement with U.S. authorities who have demanded a fine of up to $14 billion from the bank for mis-selling mortgage-backed securities.

* While the bank's Frankfurt-listed stock was not trading due to a public holiday, its U.S.-listed shares were down 1.4 percent in premarket trading on Monday.

* Wall Street rallied on Friday as a surge in Deutsche Bank lifted financial stocks after French news agency AFP reported that the bank was nearing a $5.4 billion settlement agreement with U.S. officials.

* The travails of Germany's biggest lender has unsettled investors who are awaiting third-quarter corporate earnings and the upcoming U.S. presidential election.   Continuación...