U.S. futures were rising ahead of the opening bell as markets look to start the final day of April trading off on the right foot.
Dow futures were rising 0.4%, or 95 points indicating an open 95 points higher, while Nasdaq futures also gained 0.4%, indicating an open 27 points higher, and S&P futures gained 0.27%, indicating an open 7 points higher.
World markets were equally positive Monday morning. Asian markets were led by the Hang Seng, which rose 1.74%, while the Nikkei gained 0.66%, and the Shanghai Composite rose 0.23%.
Here are some stocks that are moving premarket Monday.
T-Mobile U.S. Inc. (TMUS - Get Report) - shares were falling 2.4% premarket after the company announced a merger with rival Sprint. The two companies agreed to a $26.5 billion merger that combines the third and fourth largest telecom carriers in the country.
Andeavor (ANDV) - shares were up 16% premarket after the company announced a $23 billion merger with rival Marathon Petroleum (MPC - Get Report) . Marathon, which said it would save $1 billion in costs each year due to the deal, was down 4.9% premarket.
Take-Two Interactive (TTWO - Get Report) - shares were up 2.4% premarket after analysts at Wedbush upgraded the stock to "outperform" citing compelling valuation as the reason for the upgrade. The firm set a price target of $126.
Affiliated Managers Group Inc. (AMG - Get Report) - shares were down 2.5% after reporting a first-quarter profit of $153 million, or $3.92 per share on an adjusted basis. Shares were falling in spite of earnings topping analysts' expectations for earnings of $3.88 per share.