US STOCKS-Wall St set to open little changed; oil skids

jueves 30 de junio de 2016 09:08 GYT
 

* Oil prices fall 1.4 pct

* Weekly jobless claims higher than expected

* Futures up: Dow 10 pts, S&P 0.75 pts, Nasdaq 1.75 pts (Adds details, comment, updates prices)

By Yashaswini Swamynathan

June 30 (Reuters) - Wall Street was set to open little changed on Thursday as investors shift their focus to broader economic factors such as oil prices and Brexit fears take a back seat.

Oil fell about 1.4 percent on fears that higher output from Nigeria, which was disrupted last month, could pressure prices.

The three major indexes have recouped more than half of the losses suffered after a shock vote by Britain to leave the European Union. In a two-day panic selloff after the vote, global markets lost about $3 trillion in value.

"After the two days of strong rally, the market is going to do its own thing," said Peter Cardillo, chief market economist at First Standard Financial in New York.

"The focus now shifts to reality and the performance of the global economy, which is not all that promising," Cardillo said, adding that some traders would make adjustments to their portfolios as the quarter ends.   Continuación...