The U.S stock index futures opened higher on Wednesday after the strong earnings reports by the United Technologies and Procter and Gamble (P&G).
Dow Jones Industrial Average futures opened higher at 24,577.25, while S&P 500 futures advanced to 2646.38. Nasdaq-100 futures opened higher at 7061.65.
United Technologies and Procter and Gamble both reported better than expected earnings for the fourth and second quarter respectively. The shares of United Technology rose by 4.6% and P&G increased by 2.9%.