Wall Street seen higher on trade optimism

Markets 12/13/2018, 10:29 AM
Wall Street seen higher on trade optimism

United States stock index futures were higher on Thursday fueled by hopes of a successful resolution of the trade dispute between China and the US. Earlier, a report suggested the Chinese government is considering changes to its Made in China 2025 economic development plan in an effort to ease trade relations with Washington.

On the data front, investors are awaiting initial jobless claims for last week.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average was seen 0.06% above the flatline, the S&P 500 was expected to add 0.10%, while the Nasdaq 100 was set to rise 0.30%.

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