(Reuters) – U.S. stocks index futures jumped on Thursday after weekly U.S. jobless claims fell to 5.2 million last week from an upwardly revised 6.62 million the week before.
At 8:36 a.m. ET, Dow e-minis 1YMcv1 were up 124 points, or 0.53%, S&P 500 e-minis EScv1 were up 18.5 points, or 0.67% and Nasdaq 100 e-minis NQcv1 were up 92.75 points, or 1.08%.
Moments before the data was released, Dow e-minis 1YMcv1 were up 0.06%, S&P 500 e-minis EScv1 were up 0.23% and Nasdaq 100 e-minis NQcv1 were up 0.67%.
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