U.S. stock index futures were higher on Friday morning, as market participants await key data.
At around 02:00 a.m. ET, Dow futures rose 43 points, indicating a positive open of about 28 points. Futures on the S&P and Nasdaq were both slightly higher.
Wall Street closed lower on Thursday as interest rates moved higher in the bond markets. Previous comments by the Federal Reserve sent rates higher, which is traditionally negative for equities.