U.S. stock index futures were slightly higher Thursday, after President Donald Trump declined to set a deadline on levying tariffs on another $325 billion of Chinese goods.
Around 6 a.m. ET, Dow futures indicated a positive open of more than 60 points. Futures on the S&P and Nasdaq were both seen slightly higher.
Oil prices pared some of their recent losses on Thursday, following a sharp sell-off in the previous session. Crude futures tumbled as much as 4% on Wednesday, slipping to near five-month lows amid continued increases in U.S. crude stockpiles and concerns about lower demand growth.
Oil prices rebounded more than 2% Thursday morning amid reports of a tanker incident in the Gulf of Oman.
Source : CNBC