By Oliver Gray
Investing.com - U.S. stock futures were trading steady during Thursday’s evening deals, after major benchmark averages snapped and finished the regular session higher, with the S&P 500 snapping 5 sessions of consecutive declines.
Ahead in Friday’s session, investors will be closely monitoring fresh producer price index data for signs of cooling inflation ahead of next week’s CPI reading and the U.S. Federal Reserve’s interest rate decision , with policymakers to raise rates by 50 basis points.
During Thursday’s regular trade, the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 183.6 points or 0.6% to 33,781.5, the S&P 500 added 29.6 points or 0.8% to 3,963.5, and the NASDAQ Composite lifted 123.5 points or 1.1% to 11,082.
On the bond markets, United States 10-Year rates were at 3.489%.
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