At around 2:35 a.m. ET, Dow futures were 22 points higher and pointed to an implied positive open of more than 23 points, while futures on the S&P 500 and Nasdaq were fractionally higher.
Tech shares led the S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite to new record highs on Wednesday, and some cautious optimism looks set to carry into Thursday’s trade.
China’s National Health Commission on Wednesday reported that 74,576 cases of the new
S&P Global Ratings warned in a report on Thursday that Chinese lenders could be hit by as much as $1.1 trillion in questionable loans as the
Market focus will also remain attuned to corporate earnings on Thursday, with Domino’s Pizza, Norwegian Cruise Line and ViacomCBS among those reporting before the bell, while Dropbox is set to report after the close of trade.