Wall Street futures traded higher Friday, following on from gains in Asia and Europe, as news of a 90-minute call between President Joe Biden and China's Xi Jinping provided a late-week boost to market sentiment.
Here are some of the top movers during premarket trading Friday.
1. Affirm AFRM | Up 22%
"The secular shift toward flexible and transparent financial products continues to accelerate," Chief Executive Max Levchin said in a statement.
2. Wells Fargo WFC | Up 2.1%
Wells Fargo (WFC) - Get Free Report shares traded higher. The bank faces a $250 million civil penalty from the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency for lack of progress in addressing longstanding issues in its mortgage business.
3. Apple AAPL | Up 0.6%
Shares of Apple (AAPL) - Get Free Report edged higher. In a report, Morgan Stanley analyst Katy Huberty called the stock attractive ahead of the tech giant's massive product event, CNBC reported on Friday.
Earlier this week Apple's stock-price target was lifted by analysts at Baird.
Apple will hold its annual product event -- dubbed California Streaming -- on Tuesday at its campus in Cupertino, Calif., starting at 10 a.m. U.S. Pacific, 1 p.m. Eastern.
4. Zscaler ZS | Up 3.1%
5. Kroger KR | Down 4%
Shares of Kroger (KR) - Get Free Report slipped Friday even after it posted stronger-than-expected second quarter earnings and boosted its full-year profit outlook. Shoppers have begun to stockpile groceries amid the ongoing rise in Covid delta-variant infections.