The U.S stock index futures opened higher on Friday as the investors are cheered by the report that the President Donald Trump may decrease tariffs on some Chinese goods.
Dow Jones Industrial Average futures opened higher at 24,534.19, while S&P 500 futures advanced to 2656.38. Nasdaq-100 futures opened higher at 7010.13.
There are reports that the Trump administration is considering to reduce the trade tariffs against China. Besides this positive news, the investors are also waiting for the release of industrial production figures and consumer sentiment numbers today.