U.S. Stock Futures Edge Up Ahead of Big Tech Earnings

U.S. stock futures edged higher as investors watched for earnings reports from major technology firms a day after the Nasdaq hit a closing record.

S&P 500 futures gained 0.1% and Dow Jones Industrial Average futures rose 0.1%. Nasdaq-100 futures also added 0.1%. Changes in equity futures don’t necessarily predict moves after the markets open.

In Europe, the Stoxx Europe 600 meandered after the flat line in morning trade as gains in utilities and healthcare sectors were tempered by losses in consumer staples and information technology sectors.

Electricité de France climbed 5.8% for a two-day run of gains.

The U.K.’s FTSE 100 added 0.1%. Other stock in Europe also mostly slipped as France’s CAC 40 traded broadly flat and lost 0.1%, the U.K.’s FTSE 250 shed 0.3% and Germany’s DAX was down 0.2%.


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