The U.S stock index futures opened slightly higher on Tuesday as the investors are hopeful that the trade issues between the United States and China will be resolved, which will helpful for the global economic growth.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average advanced to 25,786.99. Futures for the S&P 500 opened higher at 2862.71. The Nasdaq climbed to 7840.09.
There has also been increase in the metals and crude oil prices following the President Donald Trump's criticism of the Federal Reserve for raising the short-term interest rates.