US STOCKS-Wall St set to open lower as global bond rout continues

jueves 7 de mayo de 2015 09:06 GYT
 

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By Tanya Agrawal

May 7 (Reuters) - Wall Street was set to open slightly lower on Thursday, tracking global markets, amid a continuing sell-off in global bonds.

U.S. weekly jobless claims stayed near a 15-year low in a sign that the labor market continues to strengthen despite moderate economic growth.

World financial markets were unsettled again as the week-long sell-off in bonds, stocks and the dollar and a race up in oil prices showed little sign of relenting.

The euro hit a ten-week peak, tracking European bond yields higher and benefiting from a sell-off in the dollar.   Continuación...