U.S. stock index futures were slightly higher Thursday morning.
At around 04:10 a.m. ET, Dow futures rose 21 points, indicating a positive open of more than 29 points. Futures on the S&P and Nasdaq were both marginally higher.
Wall Street ended Wednesday on a higher note after President Trump said that a U.S.-China trade deal could arrive sooner-than-expected. Both countries have engaged on a tit-for-tat tariff war since 2018.
On the data front, there will be jobless claims figures out at 08:30 a.m. ET. At the same time, it will also be released the third reading of real GDP (growth domestic product) data from the second quarter of this year.
Source : CNBC