US STOCKS-Wall St set for subdued start; Deutsche Bank in focus

martes 4 de octubre de 2016 09:05 GYT

* U.S. shares of Deutsche Bank up 2 pct premarket

* Dollar index surges to near two-week high

* Darden up as 1st-qtr sales rise

* Futures up: Dow 3 pts, S&P 0.75 pts, Nasdaq 5.75 pts (Adds details, comments, updates prices)

By Yashaswini Swamynathan

Oct 4 (Reuters) - Wall Street looked set for a subdued start on Tuesday as investors awaited more news on Deutsche Bank and assessed the chances of a U.S. interest rate hike in the coming months.

Shares of Germany's biggest lender rose 1.86 percent after major clients and rivals extended support to the bank, which is negotiating with U.S. authorities over a multi-billion dollar penalty.

Deutsche Bank's U.S.-listed stock rose 2 percent in premarket trading.

"It looks like we have one of those choppy, directionless days unless we get something from Deutsche Bank," said Matthew Tuttle, chief investment officer at Tuttle Tactical Management in Riverside, Connecticut.   Continuación...