Wall St set to rise on boost from banks, oil By Reuters

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© Reuters. Signage hangs over the trading floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in Manhattan, New York City, U.S., August 19, 2021. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly By Devik Jain (Reuters) -Wall Street's main indexes were set to open higher on Monday, with oil shares leading the pack, as investors returned to riskier assets after a sharp selloff last week that was fanned by worries about slowing economic growth. Oil majors Chevron Corp (NYSE:), Exxon Mobil (NYSE:), Schlumberger NV (NYSE:) and Occidental Petroleum (NYSE:) gained between 1.9% and 3.7% in premarket trading, tracking a 3% jump in crude prices. [O/R] U.S. stocks were whipsawed last week by worries that a surge in cases of the Delta variant would further hurt the economy at a time when growth was already beginning to slow. The benchmark snapped a two-week winning streak, with the energy index sinking 7.3% on fears new COVID-19 curbs would hit fuel demand. By 8:15 a.m. ET on Monday, were up 153 points, or 0.44%
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