People visit the Charging Bull Statue during Covid-19 pandemic in New York.
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Futures contracts tied to the major U.S. stock indexes ticked higher at the start of the overnight session Wednesday evening, suggesting that Wall Street could extend gains that have propelled the S&P 500 to record levels this week.
Futures tied to the broad equity index rose about 0.25%, while Nasdaq 100 contracts added a similar 0.3%. Dow futures rose 37 points.
The moves in extended trading came after a late-day pop in the S&P 500 pushed it to 4,079.95, a new closing high. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 16 points, or 0.1%, during the regular session.