- US futures rose, along with the decline in the dollar, after President Donald Trump signaled he may be open to piecemeal stimulus.
- Technology and industrial stocks gained, along with energy futures, as investor risk appetite improved.
- Treasury yields held steady ahead of weekly jobless claims.
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US stock futures rose sharply on Thursday, pointing at an extension to the strongest daily rally in three months, after President Donald Trump signaled he is open to piecemeal stimulus, rather than a single package, fueling investor optimism that a deal may be soon in the offing.
Futures on the S&P 500, the Nasdaq 100 and the Dow Jones rose between 0.6-0.8%, lifted in part by a weaker dollar, which came under pressure from investors turning