US STOCKS-Wall St to open flat after Fed leaves rates unchanged

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By Yashaswini Swamynathan

July 28 (Reuters) - Wall Street was set to open flat on Thursday after the Federal Reserve decided to keep interest rates unchanged, but left the door open for a possible increase in the coming months.

The Fed said on Wednesday that the U.S. economy had expanded at a moderate rate and the near-term risks to its outlook had diminished.

Traders have priced in an 18 percent chance of a rate hike in September and a near 40 percent chance in December. Those odds do not go significantly higher even until July next year, according to CME Group's FedWatch tool.

Strong economic data has put Wall Street on a record-setting rally in the past weeks, with the S&P 500 breaking its all-time high six times in 13 days.   Continuación...