Market participants remain attentive to any new developments out of Washington, where financial officials from the International Monetary Fund, World Bank and G20 are meeting. Futures for the Dow Jones Industrial Average were climbing 80 points, or 75.9 points above fair value, at 12,982. Futures for the S&P 500 were advancing 7.7 points, or 7.5 points above fair value, at 1380. Futures for the Nasdaq were ahead by 15 points, or 15.8 points above fair value, at 2699.
NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Stock futures were pointing to a rebound on Wall Street Friday on a spate of satisfactory earnings results.
London's FTSE was up 0.3% and Germany's DAX was up 0.9%. Japan's Nikkei Average finished down 0.3% and Hong Kong's Hang Seng index finished flat.
June oil futures were trading up 57 cents at $103.29 a barrel, while June gold futures were edging up $2.60 at $1,644 an ounce. The benchmark 10-year Treasury was slipping 5/32, bringing the yield up to 1.99%, while the U.S. dollar index was lower by 0.3%.
-- Written by Andrea Tse in New York. >To contact the writer of this article, click here: Andrea Tse.
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