U.S stock index futures were slightly higher on Monday morning, after stronger-than anticipated jobs data and a dovish turn from the Federal Reserve helped to reduce concerns of a possible economic slow down.
At around 4:00 a.m. ET, Dow Jones Industrial Average futures rose 43 points, indicating a positive open of more than 31 points. Futures on the S&P and Nasdaq were also relatively upbeat.
Market sentiment is largely attuned to trade talks between Chinese officials and their U.S. counterparts early this week.
On the data front, ISM non-manufacturing figures for December are expected to be released at around 10:00 a.m. ET.